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Richard Roeder is an associate in the Munich office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s International Trade, White Collar Defense, and Investigations and FCPA, as well as the Transactional Practice Groups Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Latin America, and Capital Markets.
Mr. Roeder focuses on international trade compliance and white collar investigations, as well as transactional regulatory risk assessments and advises clients from various industries in the areas of sanctions, anti-money-laundering and anti-corruption compliance. Mr. Roeder focuses on clients in the banking, insurance, automotive, mining, oil and gas, healthcare and information technology industries.
In 2018, Mr. Roeder was seconded to our Washington, D.C. office where he worked with our U.S. sanctions and export control team and specifically assisted our clients in managing the challenges posed by the divergence between U.S. and EU economic and financial sanctions (e.g. regarding the EU Blocking Statute).
Mr. Roeder regularly publishes on legal matters, specifically regarding developments in financial and economic sanctions, export control and natural resources investment law. Amongst others, together with Washington, D.C. partner Adam Smith and of counsel Stephanie Connor, he is the author of “U.S., EU, and UN Sanctions: Navigating the Divide for International Business” (2019) and the author of “Foreign Mining Investment Law” (2016).
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Roeder was a fellow of what today is called the Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs, working for the German Ministry of Economics, the German Foreign Service, the European Union and the United Nations Development Program. From 2008-2010, he was a trainee at a renowned British/German law firm in Munich and Moscow. From 2013 onwards, he worked as an associate with the White Collar Defense and Investigations and Corporate/M&A Practice Groups of a renowned international law firm in Munich, specifically focusing on sanction compliance.
Mr. Roeder speaks German, English, French, and Spanish.
University of Cologne - 2015 Dr. jur.
University of Queensland - 2013 Master of Int'l Studies
University of California - Berkeley - 2011 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Bucerius Law School - 2007 Law Degree
Germany - Rechtsanwalt