Jeffrey Richter is an associate in the firm's Tokyo office. He advises domestic and international companies on a variety of cross-border legal issues, including corporate and commercial transactions, asset finance, and general corporate matters. As an experienced U.S.-based litigator, Jeffrey also actively represents companies in both U.S. courts and international arbitrations. His experience spans all stages of dispute resolution and includes matters involving commercial contract, product liability, environmental mass tort, employment law, employee benefits, and class actions. Jeffrey also counsels clients on pre-litigation risk management and efficiently resolving disputes through negotiated settlements.
Jeffrey was based in the firm's Pittsburgh office before moving to Tokyo. Prior to joining the firm, he clerked for the Honorable Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa.
During law school, Jeffrey was appointed Academic Director of the Moot Court Board and Contributing Editor of the Iowa Law Review. He was also a member of the National Moot Court Team, representing the law school at the competition's final round in New York.
- 2019 Animal Legal Defense Fund Advancement in Animal Law Pro Bono Achievement Award
- Middle-school mentor, United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
- Law-school mentor, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity