Partner

New York

+1 (212) 474-1293

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

New York

Jurisdictions:

New York
United States

Practice areas:

M&A

Industry sectors:

Media
Mining
Oil and gas
Technology and telecommunications


Richard Hall is the Head of Cravath’s Mergers and Acquisitions practice for EMEA. He has been described as a “consummate attorney with a business mind” who “brings extremely creative ideas to the table.” Mr. Hall’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and matters relating to activist defense.

Mr. Hall’s clients have included AngloGold Ashanti, Archer‑Daniels‑Midland, AXA, Banco Santander, Barrick Gold, Brookfield Asset Management, GKN, The Linde Group, Peabody Energy, Royal Dutch Shell, Time Warner, WestRock, Weyerhaeuser and The Williams Companies.

International Bar Association

  • Corporate and M&A Law Committee
  • Securities Law Committee

American Bar Association

  • LL.M. Harvard Law School, 1988
  • LL.B. University of Melbourne Law School, 1986, with Honors
  • B.Com. University of Melbourne, 1984, with Honors