Frank A. Richter

Frank A. Richter


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Frank Richter is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s Chicago office, where he focuses on shareholder, antitrust, and class action litigation.

Frank was an integral member of the Robbins Geller team that secured a $1.21 billion settlement in In re Valeant Pharms. Int’l, Inc. Sec. Litig. (D.N.J.), which is the ninth-largest securities class action settlement in history and the largest ever against a pharmaceutical manufacturer. More recently, Frank’s representative matters include Exelon (N.D. Ill., $173 million settlement), which resolved securities claims stemming from the alleged concealment of an eight-year scheme to bribe a public official, as well as Nutanix (N.D. Cal., $71 million settlement) and Grubhub (N.D. Ill., $42 million settlement). In addition, Frank was a member of litigation teams that secured significant settlements in HCA (E.D. Tenn., $215 million), Sprint (D. Kan., $131 million), Orbital ATK (E.D. Va., $108 million), Dana Corp. (N.D. Ohio, $64 million), Diplomat (N.D. Ill., $15.5 million), LJM Funds (N.D. Ill., $12.85 million), and Camping World (N.D. Ill., $12.5 million).

Frank also works on antitrust matters, including serving on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in In re Dealer Mgmt. Sys. Antitrust Litig. (N.D. Ill.), and he represents plaintiffs as local counsel in class action and derivative shareholder litigation in Illinois state and federal courts.

Frank was named a Super Lawyer “Rising Star” for six consecutive years. He has also been named to the Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under List and included in the 500 X - The Next Generation Lawdragon guide. Frank graduated summa cum laude with a Juris Doctor degree from DePaul University College of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif, served as Managing Editor of the Law Review, and earned the CALI Award for having the highest grade in seven courses. Frank also earned a Masters of Music degree from the DePaul University School of Music and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Truman State University.


  • 500 X - The Next Generation, Lawdragon, 2023-2024
  • 40 & Under List, Benchmark Litigation, 2024
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2017-2022
  • 40 & Under Hot List, Benchmark Litigation, 2021

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DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2012, summa cum laude

  • Managing Editor, DePaul Law Review
  • Order of the Coif
  • CALI Award for highest grade in seven courses

DePaul University School of Music, M.M., 2009

Truman State University, B.A., 2007


  • Illinois
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

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