Richard A. Maniskas, founder of the Firm, has significant experience in complex litigation. Mr. Maniskas has successfully represented plaintiffs in class action securities, consumer protection, and ERISA actions and representative shareholder derivative and merger and acquisition litigation.
Mr. Maniskas received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his law degree from the Widener University of the School of Law. At Pitt, Mr. Maniskas received a varsity letter for football. While in law school, Mr. Maniskas served as Internal Editor of the Widener Journal of Public law.
Upon graduation, Mr. Maniskas was a law clerk for the Honorable Vincent A. Cirillo (deceased), President Judge Emeritus, for the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. Upon completion of his clerkship, Mr. Maniskas was associated with the firm Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin, P.C. in Philadelphia, PA where he represented the interests of numerous FINRA and NYSE Member broker-dealers, Registered Representatives, CFPs, RIAs, insurance agents and brokers and other securities and insurance industry professionals throughout the United States in litigation, internal investigations and regulatory inquiries. In 2003, Mr. Maniskas joined the firm now known as Barroway Topaz Kessler Metlzer & Check, LLP in Radnor, PA. While at the Barroway firm, Mr. Maniskas gained invaluable experience in several complex class action matters and was extensively involved in identifying and assessing potential class action matters, including but not limited to, securities, mergers and acquisitions, derivative, ERISA, and consumer matters. In 2008, Mr. Maniskas moved to the Los Angeles, CA office of Glancy Binkow & Goldberg, LLP where he represented both institutional and individual investors in complex corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, derivative, ERISA, and consumer litigation.
Mr. Maniskas is a member of the Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New York, and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the District of Nebraska.
Richard A. Maniskas
RM Class Law, P.C.
1055 Westlakes Dr., Ste. 3112
Berwyn, PA 19312