Richard A. Mitchell - Partner

Albany Law School of Union University, J.D.

University of Pennsylvania, B.A.

Practice Areas

Health Care
Creditors' Rights


New York
U.S. District Court

Northern District of New York
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court of Appeals 

Second Circuit

Richard A. Mitchell
2649 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
PH: 845-473-8100 | FX: 845-473-8177 |
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Rick concentrates his practice in the areas of banking, bankruptcy, workouts and commercial litigation, as well as health care, corporate and transactional matters. His banking practice includes representation of major banks and corporations as lenders, both secured and unsecured, in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 cases throughout New York. He has handled bankruptcies in such diverse fields as construction, health care and retail.

Rick's health care practice includes representation of physicians with respect to practice formation, choice of entity, governance, employment agreements, and regulatory compliance. He has negotiated exclusive contracts, recruiting agreements, and other contracts with hospitals, and has represented health care clients in mergers and acquisitions.

Rick is a lifelong resident of Poughkeepsie. Before joining ICRH as a partner in 2002, he was a partner at another leading Hudson Valley law firm for more than 20 years.



American Bankruptcy Institute

American Health Lawyers Association

Federal Bar Council

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Mid-Hudson  Bankruptcy Bar Association (past president)

Dutchess County Bar Association

In The Community

United Way of Dutchess County, Former board chair, planning committee chair

Community Foundation of Dutchess County, past president

Vassar Brothers Hospital Foundation, past director

American Heart Association, past director

Bardavon 1869 Opera House, past director

Dutchess County Boy Scout Council, past director

Family Services, Inc., chair

New York State Judicial Screening Committee, Dutchess County representative (1992-1998), member