Kevin Riehle

Managing Associate


Kevin Riehle advises and represents clients in complex national and international arbitration proceedings and before German courts.

His focus is on contractual disputes in the energy, infrastructure, and technology sectors, where his clients benefit from his experience in high-volume arbitration proceedings. In addition, Kevin is well-versed in legal disputes in the supply industry, the iron and steel industry, and investment arbitration.

In the field of arbitration, he handles proceedings under all relevant arbitration rules, including DIS, ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, and AAA.

Before joining Orrick, Kevin deepened his specialized knowledge in litigation and conflict resolution through by working for three other leading international law firms in Germany and internationally.

    • Representation of the Federal Republic of Germany in two arbitration proceedings to defend against claims related to the infrastructure charging system for the planned introduction of a passenger car toll.
    • Representation of a DAX-listed corporation from the metal industry in enforcing contractual claims from long-term supply contracts in a DIS arbitration proceeding.
    • Representation of a German manufacturer in an ICC arbitration proceeding with a U.S. company over a high-volume supply contract for marine transmissions.
    • Representation of a multinational European energy corporation in an international DIS arbitration proceeding to defend against unjustified contractual claims of a former customer from an EFET agreement and in connection with complex payment arrangements between multiple parties.
    • Representation of a German corporation from the real estate sector in a post-M&A arbitration proceeding under the DIS rules.
    • Representation of a German manufacturer from the pharmaceutical industry in an international AAA arbitration proceeding in connection with a contract termination.
    • Representation of a US tech company in defence of alleged liability claims arising from a hardware delivery.
    • Representation of the Republic of North Macedonia in investment arbitration proceedings (UNCITRAL Rules) initiated by Indian investors due to alleged violations of the Indian-Macedonian BIT.
    • Representation of a leading real estate service provider in a DIS arbitration proceeding related to a post-M&A dispute.
    • Representation of an Asian automotive supplier in a DIS arbitration proceeding against a former business partner.
    • Representation of a large German non-profit organization in enforcement proceedings following the conclusion of a court case against a former contractual partner.
    • Advising a machine manufacturer on the drafting of purchase agreements and special agreements.
    • Advising a shareholder on succession arrangements for various partnerships and corporations.