Richard T. Egger


Tel: (909) 466-4915


At a Glance

Richard serves as the firm’s general counsel and is on its Executive Committee.  
He has experience with Brown Act, Public Records Act and public contracting issues.

Richard represents public and private clients in complex litigation including governance issues and Constitutional issues.

Richard Egger represents public agency and business clients in strategic problem solving and complex litigation matters. He handles matters in state and federal court. Richard is Best Best & Krieger LLP's general counsel and he serves on its Executive Committee. As general counsel for BB&K he oversees all legal matters for the firm. His work with public agencies has included advice and representation about the Brown Act, the Public Records Act and public contracting issues.
Litigation for Public Agencies
Richard has handled a variety of litigation matters for California public entities, including challenges under the Brown Act, the Public Records Act, challenges to invocations before council meetings, significant contract disputes, including bid protests, Section 1983 cases, alleged discrimination under the federal and state fair housing laws, bid protests concerning large professional service contract awards, as well as towing franchises and pre-election challenges to ballot summaries and candidate statements.
Business and Contract Disputes
Richard represents private businesses and their owners in all manner of disputes, including probate and trust disputes. When possible, he helps clients resolve problems before they reach the court system. He handles all stages of litigation through trial, as well as arbitration and mediation. Richard represents individuals and companies in contract disputes and disagreements about governance issues, including unfair business acts, shareholder disputes, arguments between partners and corporate dissolutions.
Richard is admitted to practice in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and all federal District Courts in California.


  • University of California, Davis Law School, J.D.
  • University of California, Riverside, B.A.


  • California
  • “Ethical Rules for Selling a Law Practice,” California Bar Journal, June 2013
  • “Ethically Resolving Fee Disputes Using a Release That Encompasses Potential Malpractice Claims,” California Bar Journal, April 2013



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