Mr. Risch is an accomplished international lawyer based in the United States, earning a Bachelor of Laws, with honors, from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, where he clerked for Judge Márcio Keppler Fraga in criminal and civil state court, in his native city of Porto Alegre. Mr. Risch then obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from the University of Miami in the United States.
Prior to joining HAYMAN-WOODWARD he worked at prestigious law firms such as Rahbaran & Associates. Mr. Risch also served as in-house counsel for Motorola and Fox Latin America, where he successfully negotiated a variety of international contracts, in addition to handling complex expatriation tax and immigration matters.
Mr. Risch is licensed to practice law in the United States and Brazil.
**Not licensed in the District of Columbia, licensed in the State of New York; practice limited to representation under federal law before federal agencies in immigration and tax.