Garvey Schubert Barer Adds Corporate and Private Investment Fund Attorney David Riley

The firm's sixth lateral addition in the past year, Riley has joined Garvey's Corporate Finance and Securities Group.

Online PR News – 12-January-2011 – – Garvey Schubert Barer has added David Riley as an owner in the Seattle office. Previously with Morrison & Foerster LLP, Riley joins the firm’s Corporate Finance and Securities Group where he will focus on private investment funds and private equity transactions, with a particular focus on the resources, energy, clean technology and transportation industries.

“David is a great addition. His financing experience and knowledge of the private investment fund and private equity industries adds another asset to the corporate team and gives our clients yet another high quality resource,” said Anne Preston, chair of Garvey Schubert Barer. “David is our sixth lateral addition in the past year, continuing our growth across all offices and industries, poising us for a successful 2011.”

Riley represents private investment fund managers and investors on a wide variety of fund formation, portfolio investment, regulatory and commercial matters, both within the U.S. and abroad. In addition, Riley counsels corporate and institutional clients on all aspects of public and private debt, equity and structured financings, including SEC-registered offerings, Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings, private placements, debt offerings, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions.

Riley counsels fund clients from across the spectrum of asset classes, including venture capital funds, private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, funds of funds and distressed asset funds. He also advises U.S. and international corporate clients and financial institutions on domestic and cross-border financings and other transactions.

A regular speaker at investment management, clean technology and private equity forums, Riley is a member of the Institutional Investors Committee of the ABA’s Business Law Section and the Cleantech & Climate Change Committee of the ABA’s Science & Technology Law Section, among other committees. He received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center (1997) and his B.A., cum laude, in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (1992).

Garvey Schubert Barer is a business law firm focused on clients in the United States and abroad, with strategic emphasis on the Pacific Northwest. From five business-critical locations: Beijing, China; Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; New York, New York; and Washington, D.C., the firm serves as outside counsel to established market leaders and newly launched enterprises. Since 1966, Garvey Schubert Barer has worked with clients in virtually all industry sectors, including healthcare, technology, trade and transportation, maritime/admiralty, real estate, communications and media, entertainment, and manufacturing. The firm provides cost-effective, practical solutions to a broad range of businesses, including publicly and privately held companies, investment firms, financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. On the Web at:

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