Roland is an associate in the Firm's International Arbitration Practice and Tax Controversy groups. Trained in both common law and civil law, he advises and represents private companies, foreign sovereigns, and state entities in the resolution of international disputes. His experience includes investment arbitrations before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), commercial disputes before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and litigation in US federal court. These cases span various substantive areas, including construction and infrastructure.
In his capacity as a member of the Firm's Tax Controversy group, Roland represents high net worth individuals and estates in tax examinations with the Internal Revenue Service and provides advice regarding international reporting requirements.
Roland is also actively involved in the pro bono practice at the Firm, focusing on prisoner's rights litigation.
Roland graduated from Washington & Lee University School of Law, where he was a Senior Articles Editor for the Washington & Lee Law Review. Roland is fluent in English and German.