Richard Reilly > DLA Piper LLP (US) > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
NEW YORK, NY 10020-1104
United States
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Work Department

Corporate; Finance; Global Investment Funds; Structured Finance and Securitization; Financial Services




Richard Reilly has a broad securities practice with an emphasis on structured finance, securitization and investment fund formation in the United States and Europe.

Richard has over fifteen years of experience acting as deal counsel and collateral manager counsel on U.S. and European CLOs. His experience includes structuring CLOs and securitizations to comply with U.S. and European regulatory requirements including those imposed by the Dodd-Frank Act in the United States and the EU Capital Requirements Directive in Europe. In addition, he has substantial experience representing large asset managers in the formation of private investment funds for the purpose of raising money to invest in structured credit products and distressed assets. In addition, Richard has been involved in several sales and acquisitions of CLO and credit fund platforms.

In the asset securitization area, Richard has represented issuers, arrangers, credit enhancement providers and servicers in a broad range of asset classes including solar, market-based lending, CMBS, RMBS, credit cards, trade receivables and asset-backed commercial paper.


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center; B.S., Georgetown University

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Structured finance: securitization

The team at DLA Piper LLP (US) is led by Richard Reilly, who is rated for his expertise in CLO work, and has particularly strong relationships with Goldman Sachs and Ares Management. Other names to note are David Ridenour in Washington, who handles securitization work involving more esoteric assets and multi-currency deals, and Andrew Sroka in Boston, whose work includes securitizing marketplace and student loans, as well as fintech assets.