January 3, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA) - Dilworth Paxson LLP announced that Renardo (Rick) Hicks has joined the firm as a Partner in the Corporate and Business Department of its Harrisburg office.
With more than thirty years of experience in the legal profession, Rick has substantial knowledge in a broad range of legal practices including litigation, education, and corporate matters. He has provided legal and consulting services to public utilities, government entities, manufacturers, for-profit and non-profit corporations, colleges and universities, and churches.
Additionally, Rick has served in a variety of roles including Regional Vice President and Regulatory Counsel for XO Communications, Inc., and Executive Deputy Attorney General and Director of the Public Protection Division within the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. While there, he served as Chief Deputy Attorney General and Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, responsible for the enforcement of Pennsylvania consumer protection laws.
Rick was also a professor of law at Widener University, Temple University, and the University of Louisville School of Law. He currently teaches Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, as well as a mandatory annual Seminar on Avoiding Sexual Misconduct for ministers and lay leaders in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church.
Rick earned his Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law and received his Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College. He received his LL.M. from Temple University Beasley School of Law.