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, pharmaceuticals, 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, litigation, and mediations in the United States and around the world. Complementing 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. Lisa is a native German speaker, and also speaks Spanish and French.