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Richard, a member of the Congregation for more than 35 years, has served on the Temple Board as Vice President, Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, and General Counsel. He has also sat on the Budget & Finance Committee and the Long-Range Strategic Planning Governance Task Force.
Richard is a partner at ArentFox Schiff, where his practice focuses on real estate and public finance with an emphasis on the representation of tax-exempt organizations. He has served as general counsel to the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts and the Discovery Creek Children’s Museum, is a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, and serves on the Arena Stage board of trustees. A graduate of New York University, Richard received his law degree from Case Western Reserve University.
Richard is married to Janice Newman, who taught at WHC’s Religious School for 20 years. Each of their children, Jessica, Joseph, and Jacob, has worked as a teacher or aide in the Religious School.
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