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Peter D. Rich

Peter D. Rich is a founding partner of Rich Feuer Anderson.

Prior to starting the firm, Peter spent eight years at Reuters America and Instinet Corporation, an electronic agency broker and Reuters subsidiary. He opened the Washington Government Affairs Office for Reuters/Instinet and led the team that served as the company’s primary representative before the U.S. Congress and the relevant regulatory and executive branch agencies, including the SEC, CFTC, U.S. Treasury Department, Federal Reserve Board and U.S. Trade Representative. On behalf of Instinet, Peter also worked with the company’s key regulators in Europe (UK Financial Services Authority, European Commission, CESR) and Hong Kong. He was a Senior Vice President at Reuters America and Instinet and a member of Instinet’s management committee.


Before joining Reuters and Instinet, Peter served as the financial services counsel to the Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Before his time in government service, he was a transactions attorney in the Washington, DC office of Sidley & Austin.

  • Notable Facts

    • Co-founded RFA in 2003 with a focus on a substantive, bipartisan and team approach to designing and implementing regulatory and legislative strategies.
    • Have built and help lead an accomplished bipartisan team with deep knowledge of the subject matter and policymakers who impact our clients’ business goals.
    • Over 25 years’ experience in Washington, including serving as a committee counsel to House Republicans on capital markets issues, building and running a Washington office for a large multinational firm, and providing strategic counsel and creative solutions to our clients.
    • Have represented clients on Capitol Hill and at regulatory agencies in the US, UK and Europe.
    • Married with three sons and five Great Pyrenees.
    • A.B. with high distinction, University of Michigan
    • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School