Richard Kreindler is a partner of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP based in the Frankfurt office. His practice focuses on international arbitration and litigation, including commercial and construction arbitrations, investor-state disputes under public international law, and transnational litigation matters. His experience extends across Europe, the United States, Asia and the Middle East.
Mr Kreindler has acted as counsel for European, US and other multinational companies in over 200 commercial, post-M&A, construction and infrastructure arbitrations before and under the rules of the leading US, European and other institutional and ad hoc arbitration regimes. His experience as arbitrator includes approximately 40 arbitrations, as chairman, sole arbitrator and party arbitrator. He also has extensive experience as counsel and as an expert witness in the public international law arena, including multilateral and bilateral investment treaty-based arbitrations.
Mr Kreindler has published several treatises and over 400 other publications and lectures in international arbitration, litigation and compliance/anti-corruption issues, including his lectures at the Hague Academy of International Law published in the Collected Courses, Volume 361 (2013).
Mr Kreindler received a doctorate in law (Dr. iur.) from the University of Münster in 2005, a Magister from the University of Munich in 1982, a J.D. from Columbia University in 1985 and an AB. from Harvard University in 1980. He is also a fellow and chartered arbitrator of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London. He is a member of the New York and Paris Bars.