Rich Walsh is corporate vice president and deputy general counsel for commercial law, litigation and regulatory law for Valero. Much of the work involves interfacing with key regulatory agencies such as the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Transportation, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, U.S. Customs Service, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Mr. Walsh earned his B.A. and J.D. from the University of Oklahoma. He also studied international and English law at the University of Oxford, England. He also has extensive international legal experience working in South America, Asia and Europe.