Richard D. Gluck

Senior Counsel
Tel: +1 (858) 720-3194
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With 25 years of litigation and trial experience in bet-the-company cases, Mr. Gluck’s practice focuses on securities fraud, corporate governance, and shareholder rights litigation.  He has been recognized for achieving “the highest levels of ethical standards and professional excellence” by Martindale Hubbell®, and has been named one of San Diego’s “Top Lawyers” practicing complex business litigation. 

Since joining BLB&G, Mr. Gluck has been a key member of the teams prosecuting a number of high-profile cases, including several RMBS class and direct actions against a number of large Wall Street Banks. He was a senior attorney on the team prosecuting the In re Lehman Brothers Equity/Debt Securities Litigation, which resulted in over $615 million for investors and is considered one of the largest total recoveries for shareholders in any case arising from the financial crisis. Specifically, he was instrumental in developing important evidence that led to the $99 million settlement with Lehman’s former auditor, Ernst & Young – one of the top 10 auditor settlements ever achieved. He also was a senior member of the teams that prosecuted the RMBS class actions against Bear Stearns, which settled for $500 million; JPMorgan, which settled for $280 million; and Morgan Stanley, which settled for $95 million.  He also is a key member of the team prosecuting In re MF Global Holdings Limited Securities Litigation, which to date has resulted in settlements totaling more than $200 million, pending court approval. 

Before joining BLB&G, Mr. Gluck represented corporate and individual clients in securities fraud and consumer class actions, SEC investigations and enforcement actions, and in actions involving claims of fraud, breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets in state and federal courts and in arbitration. He has substantial trial experience, having obtained verdicts or awards for his clients in multi-million dollar lawsuits and arbitrations. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Gluck clerked for Judge William H. Orrick of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

Mr. Gluck currently is a member of the teams prosecuting In re Wilmington Trust Securities Litigation, In re MF Global Holdings Limited Securities Litigation, Mark Roberti v. OSI Systems Inc., et al., In re Genworth Financial Inc. Securities Litigation, and In re Allergan, Inc. Proxy Violation Securities Litigation. He practices out of the firm’s San Diego office.

Mr. Gluck is a former President of the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers and currently is a member of its Board of Governors.  

Education:

  • Santa Clara University, 1990, J.D., summa cum laude; Articles Editor of the Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal
  • California State University Sacramento, 1987, B.S., with honors, Business Administration

Bar Admissions:

  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District Court of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District Court of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District Court of California