Richard Swor joined the firm in Fall 2019 as an associate in the Litigation Practice Group.
Richard graduated (summa cum laude) from Belmont University College of Law, where he served as the executive events editor of the Belmont Law Review. His note, Long Term Solutions to the Short-Term Problem: An Analysis of the Current Legal Issues Related to Airbnb and Similar Short-Term Rental Companies with a Proposed Model Ordinance, was published in Vol. 6, Issue 1 of that journal. Richard was also active in Belmont’s Moot Court Team, where he was elected the Moot Court captain and served as the chief brief writer for four national competition teams. His team won first place at the Emory Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court competition in 2018 and won Best Brief at the same competition in 2017. At the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, Richard’s team was a San Francisco Regional Champion in 2018 and a Brooklyn Regional Finalist in 2019. While in law school, Richard interned as a summer clerk for the Hon. Judge Joseph A. Woodruff in the State of Tennessee’s 21st Judicial District.
Richard also earned a B.B.A. in Music Business and a B.S. in Audio Engineering Technology from Belmont University.