Richard Spehr is the Managing Partner of Mayer Brown's New York office. Named one of New York's Super Lawyers, Rich is an experienced trial lawyer whose practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including federal and state securities laws, internal investigations, SEC investigations, DOJ investigations (including FIRREA), international arbitration (ICC, CEDR, LCIA, UNCITRAL), derivatives, banking, financial services, and intellectual property litigation.
Rich has tried more than a dozen cases to verdict or decision for a number of clients. He regularly advises and represents numerous Fortune 500 global companies, including HSBC, AIG, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck.
Rich is a contributing author of Practising Law Institute’s “Securities Investigations: Internal, Civil and Criminal” Deskbook. He is also frequently quoted by major news publications, including Bloomberg BNA, New York Law Journal and Law360, among others.