OUTSIDE GENERAL COUNSEL
EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT & COMPENSATION LAW
REAL ESTATE LAW
Attorney Daniel Reilly counsels companies and business leaders on a wide range of corporate transactions, real estate, and employment law matters.
Dan counsels executives at all company levels, employees, board members, and executive recruiters and search firms on drafting competitive compensation and benefit packages. This includes crafting long-term incentive plans that align interests and maximize returns for the company and executives alike.
Dan negotiates and drafts employment agreements for employees at all levels of companies, as well as for board members and on behalf of boards of directors. This includes managing issues pertaining to non-compete, non-disclosure, and "no poach" clauses.
Dan assists founders, early employees, and executives of startup and other companies in matters pertaining to their compensation, ownership, and exits.
Dan counsels executives and employees on issues pertaining to their exits from organizations, with a focus on negotiating the most generous severance packages possible while ensuring that future opportunities are not curtailed through restrictive exit agreements.
GENERAL CORPORATE LAW
Dan provides outside general counsel services to a range of corporate clients. He handles general corporate matters, in addition to specialized transactions including real estate leases, company acquistions and divestitures, and general employment law issues.
Reilly Legal's clients include:
Top company C-suite executives
Small business owners
Vice presidents, managers, and employees across all functional areas
Boards of directors, their members, and board compensation committees at public and private companies
Executive recruiters and search firms
Real estate investors and developers
Reilly Legal is the one-stop legal solution for the various legal needs that businesses face, including:
Employment offer letters and contract negotiation and drafting
Crafting both short and long-term compensation packages for executives
Negotiating exit agreements and severance packages
Working with executives and boards to handle sensitive issues pertaining to employee separation
Commercial real estate lease negotiation and drafting
Small-to-mid-cap mergers and acquisitions (pre-deal due diligence through to transaction close)
Handling employment and compensation matters on behalf of leading recruiting and search firms
Working through sensitive matters pertaining to startup company founders and their compensation and equity
Dan is licensed to practice law in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and consults on matters nationwide while also engaging local counsel for any specific legal needs in other jurisdictions.
ATTORNEY DANIEL P. REILLY
DANIEL P. REILLY, ESQ
Dan Reilly, who is licensed to practice in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, is the founding partner of Reilly Legal. He is an entrepreneurial lawyer who understands the needs of executives and corporate boards when it comes to negotiating and executing effective employment agreements and compensation plans.
A former executive search consultant, he worked to recruit C-level executives to technology, consumer, and industrial companies throughout virtually every function. He has worked with leading C-suite executives, directors, managers, and line employees on issues relating to their employment agreements. He has worked extensively with private equity-backed consumer and industrial companies and their people. Dan has experience in both transactional and litigation work, and has appeared before regulatory agencies. Dan is also a certified mediator.
Dan served for four years in the Rhode Island House of Representatives as the State Representative from Portsmouth and Middletown, Rhode Island. Through his time in public office, Dan has developed a strong working relationship with many inside of state government and enjoys using this experience to help his clients. Additionally, Dan has been a licensed emergency medical technician for the past seven years, volunteering in several area communities.
Dan is a graduate of Providence College and the Roger Williams University School of Law. He is married and lives in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.