Richard L. Weiss was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A and obtained a B.A. at the University of Pittsburgh in 1989, J.D. at the University of Denver 1992, LL.M. at the American University in 1993 and a MBA at the University of Chicago in 1998. He is a Ford Foundation Fellow in Public International Law (1992-93); and member of the State Bars of Pennsylvania and New York. He is proficient in English, Indonesian and German (written). His practice areas include Corporate Law, Finance, Mergers &Acquisitions, Investment Law, Securities Law, Energy, Contracts, Business Law, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property Licensing, Natural Resources. Technology & Science.