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Richard Henry Streeter is an attorney in the Washington, D.C. region who is known for the professionalism and expert knowledge he has developed for more than four decades. During his tenure, he has held prominent roles in the field of law which led him to establishing his own firm in 2011. Previously, he found success as a partner of Barnes & Thornburg LLC, where he dedicated 23 years of his career. Other roles Mr. Streeter held in his career have included associate at Wheeler & Wheeler and attorney for the Office of General Counsel for the Interstate Commerce Commission. One of Mr. Streeter’s proudest achievements was taking on a pro bono case for the widow of the Commander of the USS Pueblo, as well as three crew members. In 1968, the ship was attacked and captured by North Korean Forces, and its crew members were held captive and brutally tortured for the next 11 months. Forty years later, Mr. Streeter brought the case to trial on behalf of the widow and crew members, obtaining $65.8 million in a judgment against North Korea.

To prepare for a successful career in law, Mr. Streeter first invested his efforts into his education. He attended The University of Texas, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1965, a Master of Arts in 1969 and, finally, a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1970. Upon graduating from law school and passing the bar exam, Mr. Streeter became certified to
practice law before a number of local and federal courts.

Mr. Streeter has remained at the top of his field through his involvement in industry organizations. He has served the DC Rental Accommodations Commission as both a member and vice chairman. He has also maintained affiliations with a variety of organizations that have facilitated professional growth and development. These organizations include the Metropolitan Club, the Chevy Chase Club, The Hillsboro Club and Georgetown Assembly. In recognition of his professional excellence in his career, he was named a Washington D.C. Super Lawyer from 2012 until 2015.

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