Todd regularly advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, federal and state securities law compliance (specifically regarding private securities transactions), and financing transactions. His practice focuses on the food and agribusiness and real estate and development industries.
In his real estate and development practice, Todd has a particular expertise in the representation of real estate fund sponsors in capital formation and securities compliance matters. He also regularly represents lenders and borrowers in commercial mortgage loan transactions. Todd also has represented one of Omaha's premier residential construction companies since its inception on a full range of matters, including land acquisition and development, drafting of construction and design contracts, and general business matters.
In his food and agribusiness practice, Todd advises a national restaurant franchisee on a full range of business concerns, works with food processors on supply agreements and compliance issues and with cattle producers on feedlot/cattle feeding agreements, feedlot acquisitions, securities compliance for cattle feeding operations, and grain and cattle marketing agreements.
Todd also regularly represents entrepreneurial stage companies with respect to financing, securities and general corporate issues. He is a member of the firm's Partner Board and the managing partner of the Omaha office.
Awards and Recognitions
•The Best Lawyers In America, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2006-2015
•Chambers USA, Corporate/Commercial Law, 2010
•Great Plains Super Lawyers, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2009-2010
•Midlands Business Journal, “40 Under 40,” 2003
•National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Corporate Achievers Award, 2002
•Calvary Chapel West Omaha, elder
•Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur of the Year Program, former judge
•Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneurship Target Advisory Group
•Leadership Omaha Alumni Association
•Midlands Venture Forum, co-founder
•Omaha Symphony, governing member, 2012-present
In The News
8.19.14 Husch Blackwell Boasts 106 Best Lawyers on 2015 List, Seven “Lawyers of the Year”
Energy & Natural Resources Financial Services Food & Agribusiness Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Real Estate, Development & Construction Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation News Release
4.18.14 Midlands Business Journal: Husch Blackwell's Omaha Office Managing Partner Todd Richardson on Firm's Industry First Advantage
8.16.13 Best Lawyers 2014 Names 109 from Husch Blackwell, 13 “Lawyers of the Year”
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Real Estate, Development & Construction Financial Services Energy & Natural Resources News Release
8.23.12 2013 Best Lawyers Includes 106 Husch Blackwell Attorneys in 56 Practice Areas and 7 States
7.02.12 Husch Blackwell Expands Talent, Capabilities in Lincoln
9.06.11 More Than 100 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2012