Rich Rothberg is the General Counsel for Dell. In this role, he oversees the global legal department and manages government affairs, compliance and ethics. He is also responsible for global security.
Rich joined Dell in 1999 and has served in critical leadership roles throughout the legal department. He served as a vice president of legal, supporting our businesses in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region before moving to Singapore in 2008 as vice president of legal for the Asia-Pacific and Japan region. He returned to the United States in 2010 to serve as vice president of legal for the North America and Latin America regions. In this role, he was lead counsel for sales and operations in the Americas and for the enterprise solutions, software and end-user computing business units. He also led the government affairs organization worldwide.
Prior to joining Dell, Rich spent nearly eight years at Caterpillar Inc. in senior legal roles in Nashville, Tenn., and Geneva, Switzerland. He was also an attorney for IBM Credit Corporation and Rogers & Wells.
Rich holds a juris doctor degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University.