Rich is a litigation partner who focuses his practice on both commercial litigation and international arbitration. His practice includes all aspects of energy disputes as well as claims involving financial institutions. In the area of international arbitration, Rich has represented and advised clients in commercial arbitrations and in investor-state arbitrations arising from investment treaties. He also serves as an arbitrator. He has represented clients in arbitrations under the rules of the ICSID Convention (and the Additional Facility Rules), AAA (ICDR), ICC and the Cairo Regional International Arbitration Centre, and ad-hoc matters under the UNCITRAL Rules. He has advised clients on arbitration issues arising in North America, South America, Eastern Europe, Africa and China. He is on the Steering Group of the ABA's International Arbitration Committee, and is on the Advisory Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, and is a member of the American Society of International Law (Dispute Resolution, International Courts and Tribunals). Rich is an adjunct professor at The University of Texas School of Law teaching "International Investor-State Arbitration" and "International Commercial Arbitration." He is on the adjunct faculty for the St. Gallen (Switzerland) Executive Master of International Business Law Program. Rich has authored several published articles on international arbitration-related topics and often gives presentations on the topic. Rich was recognized as a Rising Star in international law by Texas Monthly Magazine (2011, 2012 and 2013).