Rick Pedone is a partner at the global law firm Nixon Peabody LLP and is a member of their Business and Finance Department. Rick represents strategic buyers of financially troubled businesses, purchasers of distressed debt, secured creditors and other parties in the financial restructuring and bankruptcy processes. He also provides corporate governance and liability avoidance advice to private equity firms, directors and officers.
Aside from having published work and periodic high-level speaking engagements, Rick has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 in the field of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law.
Rick is a past president of the board of directors for Courageous Sailing Center in Charlestown, MA, a nonprofit that provides the children of Boston with the opportunity to sail on the ocean free of charge. He is also the president of the board of directors for the Lincoln Maritime Center in Hingham, MA. In addition to his involvement with these organizations, he is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, Boston Bar Association and he is a member in and Fellow of INSOL International.
Rick resides in Hingham, Massachusetts, with his wife, Cheryl, and two daughters. He can also often be found sailing along the coast of New England.