Richard Willi III

Richard E. Willi III


Richard E. Willi III


  • Overview


    Rick Willi is an associate in the firm’s Bankruptcy + Reorganizations Group. Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, he served for two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Eduardo V. Rodriguez at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

    While in law school, Rick served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Benjamin Kahn at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina; the Honorable Stephani Humrickhouse at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina; and the Honorable Frank Whitney at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. Rick also worked as a Research Assistant for Bankruptcy Professor Melissa Jacoby and as a legal intern for the Queens District Attorney’s Office.

    In addition to his practice, Rick is committed to supporting the community. He has served as an aide to special needs individuals and coached these individuals on basic community interaction. Rick was also a teaching volunteer at the Archdiocese of Honiara in Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, where he taught English and computer skills to over 100 students between the ages of 20 and 30 years old.

    • Publications


      "CECL: The New Expected Credit Loss Standard a Big Loss for Small Banks," published in the North Carolina Banking Institute Journal (2020)

    • Presentations


      "Case Summaries: Bankruptcy and District Court," speaker as part of The University of Texas 17th Annual Conference on Consumer Bankruptcy Practice (07/15/2022)