Riley T. Orloff - McDermott Will & Emery


Riley Orloff focuses his practice on matters concerning corporate finance, restructuring and private equity. He represents private equity sponsors, alternative investment funds, banks, direct lenders, and other parties in structuring, documenting, and negotiating financing transactions, including syndicated credit facilities, debtor-in-possession financings, asset-based loans, acquisition financings, venture capital investments, dividend recapitalizations and subordinated debt, and mezzanine transactions. He is also a member of the Firm’s Technology Committee.

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  • Represented a variety of private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in connection with the negotiation of debt commitment letters and credit facilities for the purposes of funding acquisitions, including senior secured credit facilities, secured second-lien credit facilities, bridge debt facilities and mezzanine debt facilities
  • Represented various banks and direct lenders in connection with the negotiation of debt commitment letters, term sheets and credit facilities for the purposes of providing debt financing to private equity and venture capital-backed portfolio companies
  • Represented H.I.G. Capital in acquisitions and follow-on financing matters for various portfolio companies, including Cardinal Logistics and DazPak

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  • The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2021-2024
  • Super Lawyers, New York Metro Rising Star, 2023


Fordham University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2014
University of Notre Dame, BA, 2011

New York
New Jersey

US District Court for the District of New Jersey
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York