The Cutler Law Group, P.C. Legal Team
We stand for expertise and years of experience in business transactions, generally related to corporate and securities matters as well as international business transactions.
M. Richard Cutler, Esq.
M. RICHARD CUTLER founded Cutler Law Group in 1996. Mr. Cutler has practiced
in the general corporate and securities area and international business transactions since his graduation from law school. Mr. Cutler is a graduate of Brigham Young University (B.A., magna cum laude,
1981); and Columbia University School of Law (J.D. 1984). While at Columbia, Mr. Cutler was honored as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, was Managing Editor of the Columbia Journal of Law and Social
Problems, received a Recognition of Achievement with Honors in Foreign and International Law, Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law and was honored for best senior writing for "United States
v. Ross: A Solution to the Automobile Container Dilemma?" published in the Columbia Journal of Law & Social Problems in 1983. Mr. Cutler was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1984 and the
State Bar of California in 1990. After law school, Mr. Cutler joined Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue where he practiced in the corporate, securities and mergers and acquisitions departments. Mr.
Cutler subsequently spent five years in the corporate and securities department in the Dallas office of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld. After moving to the west coast, Mr. Cutler was with the
Los Angeles office of Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hayes & Handler, a New York based law firm, where he continued his corporate securities practice. In 1991, Mr. Cutler founded the law firm of
Horwitz, Cutler & Beam in Anaheim California, a general practice firm, where he managed the corporate and securities practice for five years. In 1996, Mr. Cutler formed Cutler Law Group in
Newport Beach, California, a firm which specializes only in general business, corporate and securities law, as well as international business transactions. Cutler Law Group moved to Augusta,
Georgia in September 2002, where he continued to practice law and operated The Club at Raes Creek, a first class swim, tennis and fitness club while continuing his legal practice in
Augusta. From 2008
until 2010, Mr. Cutler was President and Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Power Corp., a company in Baytown, Texas specializing in green energy technologies. Cutler Law Group moved to Houston, Texas in June 2009. Mr. Cutler has been admitted to the U.S. Federal
District Courts, Central and Northern Districts of California, U.S. Federal District Court, Southern District of Texas, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. Mr. Cutler is the author
of "Comparative Conflicts of Law: Effectiveness of Contractual Choice of Forum," published in the Texas International Law Journal. Mr. Cutler is a Director of Planar Semiconductor