Law School - Alabama, University of
Bar Admission - 9/29/1995
Law Office Locations:
Huntsville, Decatur, Athens
Geographic Areas Served:
Madison, Limestone, Morgan
Rich Raleigh represents individuals and businesses in corporate, commercial,
intellectual property, labor and employment, and government contract
litigation matters in state and federal courts.
Areas of Practice:
Labor and Employment Litigation
Trade Secret Litigation
Government Contracts Law
Alabama State Bar
Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
Regardless of who his client is, or what type of case Rich Raleigh is handling,
his goal is always to achieve the best possible result for his clients
in a manner that fits with their personal or business goals.
Both Rich Raleigh and his wife, Shannon, are active in charitable and civic
causes. Rich has served on the governing body of the Alabama State Bar
since 2004, and was selected to serve as Bar President-Elect (2013 - 2014) and President (2014 - 2015).
Rich Raleigh is also dedicated to providing pro bono representation to the
underserved members of his community, personally handling cases for the
Volunteer Lawyers Program and previously served as President of the Board of
Directors of the Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program.
Rich Raleigh has a diverse litigation practice, and has tried
numerous trials in state and federal courts, both jury trials and bench
(judge alone) trials, and has argued cases before the Fifth and Eleventh
U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal.
SuperLawyers and Best Lawyers have selected Rich Raleigh for inclusion in their respective lists of awyers in Alabama.
Rich Raleigh regularly defends
businesses and individuals in complex litigation. Drawing upon his
experience in the United States Army JAG Corps, Rich has successfully
represented numerous clients dealing with issues related to government
contracts, noncompetition agreements, and trade secrets throughout the
Southeast. He regularly handles matters requiring immediate action –
motions for temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction
hearings – particularly in the context of cases involving non-compete
agreements and claims of misappropriation of trade secrets.
Rich Raleigh has also negotiated favorable severance packages, employment
contracts, and partnership agreements. Both executives and companies
have hired him to represent them in internal investigations and
corporate governance matters.