Lisa M. Richman - McDermott Will & Emery


Lisa M. Richman focuses her practice on international dispute resolution matters, with a particular emphasis on international commercial arbitration and public international law.

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International Law

  • Defending a state against a US$5 billion claim in an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) arbitration brought by European investors
  • Representing a state-owner Asian oil company in an ICSID case valued in excess of US$250 million, against a South American state

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  • Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration, Future Leaders, 2017 to 2021, noted as Most Highly Regarded in the Americas for 2021
  • Commercial Arbitration Expert Guide, 2016 to 2020
  • Global Business Awards, International Disputes Specialist of the Year, 2020

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  • Dispute Resolution Journal, editorial board member
  • American Bar Association, member
  • California Bar Association, member

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Georgetown University Law Center, JD, 2002
Haverford College, BA, 1999

District of Columbia

Courts / Agencies
US District Court for the District of Columbia

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