Richard A. Bussey Partner

T: 202.661.0920


Rich Bussey has been representing persons injured due to the fault of others in D.C., MD and VA for more than 39 years. He has successfully handled hundreds of cases of nearly every type, but most often takes on cases involving pedestrian and bicycle accidents, truck, bus, auto, motorcycle, and train crashes, falls and premises accidents, construction site injuries, gas explosions, defective products, and medical malpractice lawsuits.

Mr. Bussey was born in Cleveland, Ohio on December 16, 1950.  He wrote broadcast and print advertising in Cleveland, Ohio and Boston for two years before deciding to pursue a career in the law.

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers® Washington D.C. (2018)
  • WASHINGTON’S BEST LAWYERS 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009
    • WASHINGTONIAN Magazine selects Richard Bussey for his outstanding record of achievement as a top Personal Injury lawyer.
    • Richard Bussey has been selected by his peers as a Top Lawyer  in Northern Virginia and recognized in Northern Virginia Magazine.
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5

   Best Lawyers Award Badge     

Community & Professional Activities

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America

901 15th Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20005  |  Phone: 202.737.7777
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  • Georgia
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Maryland


Wake Forest University, J.D.

Ohio University, B.S., summa cum laude, Journalism