Lisa Richman “has an incredible legal mind” according to peers who note she is “a superb advocate” known for her “creative approach and keen eye for detail”.
Lisa M Richman is a litigation partner at McDermott Will & Emery. For over 15 years, Lisa has focused her career on international dispute resolution, with a particular emphasis on international commercial arbitration and public international law. She has handled disputes in a wide variety of industries including disputes relating to energy, oil and gas, intellectual property, pharmaceutical, infrastructure, licensing, securities, telecommunications, transportation, joint ventures and construction.
Lisa’s clients have included investors, governments, corporations, corporate officers and directors, and individuals in disputes seated in common law and civil law jurisdictions worldwide. Her work has included disputes conducted under ICC, ICSID, ICSID AF, AAA/ICDR, SIAC, HKIAC, JAMS, DIS, LCIA, CPR, Swiss Rules and UNCITRAL Rules as well as pure ad hoc arbitrations.
Lisa also has represented clients in international and domestic arbitrations, litigations and mediations in the US and around the world. Complimenting her dispute resolution expertise, Lisa has managed internal investigations and has helped a variety of companies to resolve government investigations, including World Bank Sanctions proceedings.
Lisa has been recognised by clients, peers and others in the industry as one of the “most highly regarded” international arbitration specialists in the United States, and she is praised for being “excellent” and “focused” in arriving at creative solutions for her clients. She is listed on the arbitrator list of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre, the LCIA’s database of neutrals and the USCIB Arbitrator Database (the ICC arbitrator roster for the US); she is also a member of the SIAC Users Council.
Lisa is a native German speaker, and also speaks Spanish and French.