James C. Riley

Attorney in Greenwich, CT
Editor, American Criminal Law Review, 1984-1985. Special Master, Connecticut Superior Court.
203-987-6245
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Peer Rating 4.9 of 5

Areas of Law

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Litigation

 

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in Litigation, Business Law and Commercial Law
4.9 out of 5.0

Legal Knowledge
4.9
Analytical Capabilities
4.9
Judgment
5.0
Communication Ability
4.9
Legal Experience
4.9

  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 11/19/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Jim Riley is one of the very best trial lawyers I have ever known. Great mind; terrific writer; tough examiner; professional & very likeable.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 11/07/13
5.0 out of 5.0
First rate. Excellent advocate. Professional; intelligent; insightful; ethical; courteous; pleasure to deal with, including as an adversary. Represents our highest professional standards and ideals, and all the best things about our profession. A credit to our profession.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 12/09/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Jim is a fabulous lawyer with a reputation for servicing clients well and with integrity.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 11/15/13
5.0 out of 5.0
excellent lawyer
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 11/15/13
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Excellent lawyer.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 11/15/13
5.0 out of 5.0
I have been his adversary more than his co-counsel in cases over nearly twenty years, so I know whereof I speak
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 11/07/13
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A very good trial lawyer and a very tough opponent.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 11/07/13
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Jim is a first rate lawyer of great integrity.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 11/07/13
5.0 out of 5.0
I first worked with Jim as a mentor when he was a Summer Associate and thereafter when we was a new Associate in the same firm. From the outset he showed unusual promise and quickly became my "go to" Associate on critical legal research projects. We no longer practice at the same firm, but I have worked with Jim on two cases in the past 18 months and have been impressed by the his handling of both matters. Jim is a first rate litigator by anyone's standards.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 11/07/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Among the very best lawyers in Connecticut. Works very hard, good judgment and highly respected by colleagues.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 11/07/13
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Excellent lawyer
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Experience & Credentials

Position

Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in 1985, Connecticut
1986, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
1989, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
1991, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
2007, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Law School Attended

Georgetown University
Class of 1985
J.D.

University Attended

Georgetown University
Class of 1982
B.A.
cum laude

Birth Information

Born in 1960
New York, N.Y., 1960

Associations & Memberships

Fairfield County Bar Association; Connecticut Bar Association.

Contact Information

Phone

203-862-2342 Call Now

Email

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Office Information
James C. Riley
Partner
 500 West Putnam Avenue,
Greenwich, CT 06830-6451

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