Rich is a founding shareholder of the law firm of Pachulski, Stang, Ziehl, Young & Jones P.C., one of the most respected reorganization specialty law firms in the U.S. Rich has extensive experience in business reorganizations, debtor/creditor litigation, and out-of-court workouts. He has been cited by K&R Restructuring Register as one of America’s top 100 restructuring professionals, by Turnarounds & Workouts as one of the top national bankruptcy attorneys for 2001, by California Law Business as one of California’s 100 most influential attorneys for 2001, and by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the top15 banking & finance turnaround artists. He has lectured extensively throughout the country on debtor/creditor issues.

Additionally, Rich is a founder, active member and advisor in Rubin-Pachulski Properties, LLC and RPD Catalyst, LLC, both entities which own substantial commercial property throughout the United States. He is also a founder and director of the Private Bank of California. He holds a B.A. in Economics, summa cum laude, from the University of California at Los Angeles and a J.D. from Stanford University.