About

Passion. Experience. Diligence.  Integrity.

History

Legal Consultants was formed by Richard Obadiah at the behest of diverse clients that Richard served during his long career as senior corporate counsel at some of the most sought-after engineering and construction multinational corporations in the country. As a result of the exceptional enthusiasm, passion and dedication exhibited by the firm and its results-oriented focus, the firm's client list continues to grow rapidly through word of mouth and referrals. 

With experience in the Power Industry, the Oil & Gas Industry, Real Estate transactions, Project Finance, and Mergers & Acquisitions,   the firm today caters to the legal needs of a wide range of clients. 

 

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Principal Attorney

 
 
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Managing director

Richard Obadiah

From working at the prestigious Stone & Webster, The Shaw Group and Chicago Bridge & Iron to opening his own practice,  Richard has represented Engineering and Construction clients as well as Real Estate Owners and Lenders for nearly 25 years. He has extensive US and International experience in legal transactional and compliance matters.  Practicing engineering and law on a myriad of complex projects in the Power Industry and Oil & Gas Industry, Richard has hands-on experience with the breadth of legal issues that permeates engineering and construction in the United States and abroad, from negotiating contracts to claims management and mediation / arbitration of disputes. His expertise extend to Project Financing and Mergers & Acquisitions. 

 

Education

SUFFOLK LAW SCHOOL
Juris Doctor

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
Master of Business Administration

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO
Master of Applied Science - Structural Engineering

Activities & Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member

  • Boston Bar Association, Member

  • New York Bar Association, Member

  • American Bar Association, Member

  • American Arbitration Association - Panelist

  • Registered Professional Engineer in MA

Bar Admissions

  • New York, Massachusetts

 
 

 
 
 

richard represented Real Estate owners in mortgage closings with major lenders:

  • Bank of America, Santander, Citizens, Harvard University Credit Union 

RICHARD concluded Joint venture and Consortium Agreements with major corporations:

  • General Electric (US)

  • Kiewit (US)

  • Hydro Québec (Canada)

  • Mitsubishi (Japan)

  • JGC (Japan)

  • Marubeni (Japan)

  • Larsen & Toubro (India)

  • Rolta (India)

  • Humphreys & Glascow (India)

  • Zedan Group (Saudi Arabia)

RICHARD NEGOTIATED MAJOR ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS with prominent industry clients: 

Gas Power Plant Projects:

  • Duke Energy

  • Entergy

  • NV Energy

  • Keyspan

  • Exelon

  • AES

  • NRG

  • Reliant

  • Mirant

  • PacifiCorp

  • Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)

  • SCS Astoria

  • Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT)

  • Electricity of Vietnam (EVN)

  • ARAMCO (Saudi Arabia)

  • Capital Power (Canada)

  • PPN - The Reddy Group (India)

Nuclear Power Plants:

  • Dominion

  • AEP DC Cook

  • ESKOM (South Africa)

Coal Power Plants Projects:

  • American Electric Power (AEP)

  • XCEL

  • CLECO

  • RWE (UK)

Petrochemical Projects:

  • BASF (Germany)

  • Yangzi Petrochemicals (China)

  • PETRONAS (Malaysia)

  • PT Trans-Pacific Indotama (Indonesia)

  • Saudi Arabia Basic Industries (SABIC)

Air Quality Control Systems Projects:

  • Dominion

  • Mirant

  • First Energy

  • Pennsylvania Power & Light (PPL)

  • Public Service Electric & Gas (PSEG)

  • China Light & Power (CLP)