- LL.M., Taxation, University of Denver, 2005
- J.D./M.B.A, Samford University, 2004
- B.A, Economics, Hampden-Sydney College, 2000
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
Richard Naylor is an officer in the firm’s Cybersecurity practice group. He advises clients on cybersecurity compliance, due diligence, information governance, and incident response. In addition, Richard is a leader in the Firm’s internal cybersecurity compliance initiatives, and heads the Firm’s pro bono program.
Richard formerly led the Firm’s Strategic Discovery and Information Management (StraDIM) practice, where he advised clients on issues related to e-discovery and information governance, including the preservation, collection, analysis, and production of electronically-stored information in actions ranging from complex litigation to governmental regulatory investigations and requests for information. He has been recognized as a Virginia Rising Star in e-discovery (2015, 2017, and 2018).
Prior to joining Murphy & McGonigle, Mr. Naylor defended Fortune 100 corporations in toxic tort litigation, and received the E. Randolph Williams pro bono award four years in a row for his representation of victims of domestic violence in custody and visitation matters.
- Virginia Bar Association