Michael Richter | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Michael Richter

Associate, Tokyo

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Michael Richter is an associate in the Project Development and Finance practice group based in the Firm's Tokyo office, and is the Chair of the Tokyo office's Pro Bono and CSR Committee. Michael's practice focuses on energy project development and financing, including in relation to the resolution of major international disputes.

Prior to joining the Firm, Michael worked at a leading international law firm in Tokyo where he was involved in a variety of project development and dispute resolution matters and as Legal Counsel at Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada's export credit agency. At EDC, Michael worked on a broad range of international corporate and project finance, regulatory and dispute resolution matters.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • Province of Ontario
  • Registered Foreign Attorney in Japan (Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi)


  • LLM, International Commercial Arbitration Law, Stockholm University
  • LLB, University of Victoria, Faculty of Law
  • MA, Asian Studies, Sophia University
  • BA, University of Victoria


  • English
  • French
  • Japanese