Richard Lauricella
R. Lauricella

Richard serves as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer and handles all the day-to-day business operations of the firm, along with serving as one of the firm’s lobbyists. Richard previously served as the Office Administrator for Wilson Elser for 17 years. Richard began his career in the New York State Assembly working as the Chief of Staff to the Assembly Majority Leader for nearly 12 years. Richard’s provides leadership and strategic direction for all financial and operational functions, and directly oversees finance, accounting, human resources, and facilities.


  • B.S. Public Affairs and Public Relations – Syracuse University
  • Dual Degree from Newhouse School of Public Communications and Maxwell School of Citizenship

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member of the National Association of Legal Administrators
  • Board Member and Treasurer of the Association of Legal Administrators – Albany Chapter
  • Member of the Center for Economic Growth Board

Personal and Community Service

Richard is a member of the New York State Board for Easter Seals New York and past Chair of the Capital District Easter Seals Chapter. He is the recipient of the 2016 ESNY Lilli and Allan Shedlin Award for “Changing the lives of children, adults, and our veterans through your time, talent and treasure.”

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