Richard Lim provides counsel to clients on antitrust issues, particularly navigating them through complex regulatory assessments and legal proceedings, including those involving the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, state regulatory bodies, and Attorneys General.  He has also played a key role in several notable multidistrict litigations.

Prior to joining Rule Garza Howley, Richard worked on a number of high profile cases for the federal government.  While at the United States Attorney’s Office, he received an award from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and United States Postal Service for his leadership and teamwork on the Anthrax investigation.  He later received a letter of commendation from former F.B.I. Director Mr. Robert S. Mueller for his leadership and work at the Department of Justice on a health fraud case that generated a $265 million settlement.

Richard has advised clients on a number of complex real estate transactions and tax deferred exchanges as well as teaching continuing legal education courses regarding section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code.

He received his J.D. from John Marshall Law School, and a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago.