Jeffrey Richter is an associate in the firm's Tokyo office. He advises on various cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances. Jeffrey also provides advice on complex commercial litigation and international arbitration. He has represented companies across a range of industrial sectors in disputes in U.S. state and federal courts, as well as arbitrations under the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and American Arbitration Association (AAA) rules. His dispute experience includes matters involving commercial contract, warranty, product liability, business tort, environmental mass tort, employee benefits, insurance recovery, and class actions.
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