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 our Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Practice Group, based in Tokyo.

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

Mr. Richter is a member of various professional associations, including the New York State Bar Association, the Daini Tokyo Bar Association, the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan.

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