Richard E. Guyer



Richard E. Guyer is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Transactional & Securities Practice.

Prior to joining Foley, Richard served as a student attorney in the Duke Law Community Enterprise Clinic. In that role, he counseled nonprofit entities and low-wealth entrepreneurs engaged in community development projects on formation, governance, and 501(c)(3) tax-exemption issues. During law school, he worked as a legal intern for UF Health Shands Hospital where he analyzed regulatory compliance issues under PPACA, HIPAA, and ERISA. Additionally, Richard was a 2016 summer associate with Foley in the firm’s Jacksonville office.


Richard earned his law degree from Duke University School of Law (J.D., 2017), where he was the senior staff editor of the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy. He completed his undergraduate studies at University of Florida, majoring in both psychology and philosophy (B.S., B.A., cum laude, 2014).


Richard is admitted to practice in Florida.


  • Co-author, " INSIGHT: New Corporate Board Procedures Advisable to Satisfy Duty of Oversight," Bloomberg Law, September 26, 2019
  • Co-author, “Venture Capital Firms and Their Portfolio Company Directors Face Risk of Liability for Conflicts of Interest,” Bloomberg Law, April 27, 2018