DLA Piper Expands Investment Funds Practice

Mar 13 2012 | 10:54am ET

International law firm DLA Piper has added former White & Case employee Richard Reilly has to its global investment funds practice as a partner.

Reilly will be based in the firm’s New York office, working in conjunction with the firm’s London office.

Reilly, who was formerly global co-head of White & Case’s securitization group and a partner in its investment funds practice, has an extensive securities practice that focuses on investment fund formation in the United States and Europe, and represents credit-oriented hedge funds and private equity-style funds, as well as placement agents. In addition, Reilly has extensive securitization, structured finance and derivatives transaction experience, and was the founding member of White & Case’s London structured finance practice.

“Rich’s experience representing financial institutions and investment fund managers around the world, coupled with his history of building interdisciplinary, cross-border client service teams, will be a significant benefit to us and our growing practice,” said Roger  Meltzer, global chair of DLA Piper’s corporate and finance practice.

DLA Piper has 4,200 lawyers in 31 countries and 77 offices throughout the U.S., UK, Continental Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia.

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