Richard C. Reilly


Richard C. Reilly

Print Page

Richard C. Reilly joined Gleason, Dunn, Walsh & O’Shea in 2004, and became a partner of the firm in 2011. He concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, including contracts, business disputes and construction law.  Mr. Reilly also advises clients on insurance, business, municipal and land use matters.  He has been involved in all aspects of litigation, including trial practice, appeals, mediation and arbitration.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Reilly served as Editor-in-Chief of the Albany Law Review and as Research Assistant to Distinguished Professor of Law David D. Siegel.  He also worked as a Research and Policy Analyst and Legislative Director for a member of the New York State Legislature.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Arbitration and Litigation
  • Municipal Law and Land Use
  • Insurance Law
  • Appellate Practice

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • United States District Courts: Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York
  • United States Supreme Court


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Albany Law School of Union University, 2004
    • Editor in Chief, Albany Law Review, 2003-2004
    • Member, Justinian Society
  • B.A., University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland; College of the Holy Cross

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Albany County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Attorney, Village of Voorheesville
  • Past Member, New Scotland Town Board
  • Past Member, Board Member and President, New Scotland Kiwanis Club

Reported Cases

  • McCormick v. Favreau, et al., 82 AD 3d 1537 (3d Dept. 2011)
  • Eadie v. Town Bd. of Town of North Greenbush, 47 A.D.3d 1021 (3 Dept 2008)


Preparation of Practice Commentaries, New York Civil Practice Law and Rules:  Article 51, Enforcement of Judgments and Orders Generally; Article 52, Enforcement of Money Judgments; Article 53, Recognition of Foreign Country Money Judgments; Article 54, Enforcement of Judgments Entitled to Full Faith and Credit; Article 55, Appeals Generally; Article 56, Appeals to the Court of Appeals; Article 57, Appeals to the Appellate Division.  (McKinney’s Consolidated Laws of New York, 2014).