Richard H. Kreindler

USA, born 1959 in New York

Sherman & Sterling
Mainzer Landstraße 16
D-60325 Frankfurt/Main

Tel.: (0049) (0) 69-9711-1000
Fax: (0049) (0) 69-9711-1100
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Present Position:

Prior practice in New York and Paris, Partner (Litigation and Arbitration) and Coordinator, European/Middle East Disputes Practice, Jones Day Reavis & Pogue, from January 1993 to february 2001,
since february 2001 partner of Sherman & Sterling


J.D.,Columbia Law School, 1985
Magister Artium, Kudwig Maximilians Universität, München 1982
A.B. Harvard University, 1980

Areas of specialization:

International commercial and construction arbitration and alternative dispute Resolution.

Arbitral Experience:

As arbitrator/chairman:Party-appointed arbitrator and chairman in ca. 12 international arbitrations (ICC; Stockholm Chamber of Comerce, UNICITRAL an d other ad hoc)
As councel:Councel in ca. 60 international arbitrations (ICC, Zurich Chamber, Stockholm Chamber of Comerce, AAA, UNICITRAL, DIS; and other ad hoc)
Subject-matter of arbitral proceedings:Commercial, construction, engineering,sales distributorship, telecom, energy,taxation, bank guarantees under numerous bodies of law; international claims.

Membership in professional bodies:

Corresponding Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law; Committee on International Arbitration, ICC; Arbitration Committee, U.S.Council for International Business; Arbitration Practice Subcomm. , Chartered Institute; European Advisory Committee, Center for Public Resources,


General Editor, „Transnational Litigation: A Practitioner`s Guide (3 vols., 1997/99)
Author, Transnational Litigation: A Basic Primer (1998)
Ca. 60 articles on international arbitration/litigation.

Language skills:English, German, French, Russian