AREAS OF EXPERTISE
REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION LAW
MANAGEMENT COUNSELING & TRAINING
Innovative Legal Services ("ILS") is a boutique litigation and compliance firm that specializes in employment, labor, commercial, and immigration law. Its attorneys are experienced litigators and counselors from top BigLaw firms.
Different from BigLaw, ILS's vision is to provide in-depth expertise with individualized legal services tailored to the needs of its clients. It emphasizes on litigation prevention and risk mitigation. Where lawsuit becomes unavoidable, ILS aims to resolve the matter with efficiency, achieving victory for its clients both in and out of the courtroom.
Clients love ILS because it offers the best of both worlds: experience of top-tier law firms and individualized attention of a small boutique.
Richard Liu, Esq.
Richard serves clients as a management-side defense lawyer. As the former CEO of a technology startup, Richard is the best crossover between business and law. He understands his clients' businesses and knows how to develop legal strategies making them more competitive in the marketplace. Facing complex situations, Richard can quickly identify key issues, provide innovative solutions, minimize legal risks, and consistently obtain favorable outcomes for his clients.
Richard regularly advises Fortune 500 companies and startups on employment, commercial, labor, and real estate matters. As a former member of two top-tier defense firms in the country, Richard specializes in litigation, primarily the defense of claims for breach of contract, wrongful termination, workplace harassment and retaliation, employment discrimination, class wage and hour claims, and trade secret misappropriation. Richard also regularly advises clients on ways to minimize risks from potential employment issues, compliance with the latest laws and regulations, and implementation of policies and practices that avoid litigation whenever possible.
Richard is a natural litigator and trial attorney who loves his work. He regularly appears before both federal and state courts. His clients are in diverse industries, including technology, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, entertainment, and financial services.
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