Richard W. Berry is Senior Vice President and Director of Case Administration and Regional Office Services for FINRA Dispute Resolution. FINRA was formed by the consolidation of NASD and the member regulation, enforcement, and arbitration functions of the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Berry joined NASD in 1995, serving as head of NASD Dispute Resolution's Los Angeles satellite office through November 2001, when he was promoted to his present position. Prior to joining NASD Dispute Resolution, Mr. Berry spent a year teaching American law to Hungarian law students at Eotvos Lorand Tudamanyegyetem in Budapest. Prior to teaching in Hungary, Mr. Berry specialized in business litigation at the law firm of Hassard Bonnington in San Francisco, California. He is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara and Hastings College of the Law. He is a member of the California Bar.