The Law Offices of Thomas E. Reilly, P.C.

The Law Offices of Thomas E. Reilly, P.C.

Defending Creditors' Rights Nationwide

Firm Overview

Experienced Pennsylvania creditors' rights law firm
Time is money. As a lender, you take a risk every time you extend credit to a business or individual. If a borrower defaults on a loan or files for bankruptcy, your business will be affected. In today's challenging economy, if a debtor falls into arrears, it is more imortant than ever to immediately seek legal help from an attorney experienced in this specific area of the law.
Representing lenders for more than 30 years
At the law firm of Thomas E. Reilly, P.C., we believe in the power of swift action. Attorney Thomas E. Reilly has over thirty years experience representing lenders in all phases of the creditor/debtor relationship. He has represented banks, commerical lenders, leasing companies, equipment financiers, credit unions, savings and loans, consumer finance companies with respect to home equity lending and direct and indirect automobile financing. Thomas E. Reilly, P.C. is prepared to act aggressively on your behalf to collect the money that you are owed. We know that the best way to protect your business and your bottom line is with thorough, comprehensive legal advice. That is why we are meticulous in our preparation and knowledge of your company, industry and circumstances, and why we tenaciously pursue resolutions on your behalf.
When you contact the law office of Thomas E. Reilly, P.C., you can expect:

Personal service. Our extensive experience and in-depth knowledge in this highly focused area of law serves as a foundation from which we are able to provide personal, cost-effective service to our clients. We are familiar with all aspects of creditors' rights, including various situations, changes in applicable laws, the evolution of the process over the years and the most expedient way to collect amounts due on contractual obligations. When you contact our office, you speak directly with attorney Thomas Reilly. We promptly respond to all calls and emails and are always prepared to answer your questions or address any concerns. When it is beneficial for you, Attorney Reilly may delegate certain tasks related to your case, but he remains deeply involved in every aspect of your case.

A strategic outlook. We view creditors' rights as an interdisciplinary practice area which includes elements of bankruptcy law, lender liability law, and corporate law and litigation. We use our extensive knowledge and experience in each of these areas to provide strategic legal counsel to address your situation as a whole. Our goal is to consider the big picture so that we can move quickly to capitalize on potential opportunities to collect the funds you are due. We quickly evaluate the circumstances you face and anticipate the remedies the other side may attempt to exercise to get what they want.

Creative solutions. Innovation is a hallmark of our service. We pride ourselves on our ability to find new and unique ways to assist our clients in their collection endeavors. Our in-depth knowledge of creditors' rights and related areas and the time we invest getting to know you and your business gives us a solid base from which to operate. For us, it's not about winning; it's about getting you the amounts due on contractual obligations.

Proven results. Our friendly, approachable demeanor and commitment to establishing a personal rapport enables us to build longstanding relationships with our clients. We have assisted many of our clients for more than 15 years. Though some of these companies have gone through transitions, reorganizations and name changes, our relationship has remained solid. This speaks to the amount of trust our clients have in us, the level of success they have achieved through our counsel and our ongoing commitment to their business.

Attorney Thomas Reilly is an AV PreeminentTM Peer Review RatedSM attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. This rating is reserved for attorneys whose peers consider them to have the highest level of legal knowledge and ethical standards.
Serving businesses throughout Pennsylvania and nationwide
Our office is located just north of Pittsburgh near Pittsburgh International Airport and 15 minutes from the courts in downtown Pittsburgh. From this base, we are conveniently located to represent clients in Pittsburgh and all 67 Pennsylvania counties. We also defend preference actions in United States bankruptcy courts nationwide.
Main Office
Main Office
2200 Georgetown Drive
Waterfront Corporate Park, Building One, Suite 403
Sewickley  PA  15143-8797
  • 724-933-3500
In addition to our creditors' rights practice, we also represent businesses in commercial, corporate, and business law and litigation issues. We provide the quality legal counsel your company needs to achieve and maintain success.
Our services include:

-Business formation
-Business litigation
-Business planning
-Buying and selling businesses
-Commercial foreclosure and workouts
-Directors and officers
-Dissolution and receivership
-Enforcement and recovery of equipment leases
-Fiduciary relationships
-Franchise relationships
-Human resources
-Management duties and liabilities
-Mergers and acquisitions
-Shares and stockholders

Helping move your business forward
At the Pennsylvania law firm of Thomas E. Reilly, P.C., we partner with your business to ensure your legal needs are met. We understand that time is money and we do our best to save you both. We are adept at uncovering and capitalizing on contractual loopholes when it is to your advantage. And, because of this skill, we are better able to protect your business when we draft contracts for you.
When a legal issue cannot be prevented, we resolve it efficiently and effectively. This may involve negotiating a settlement. If litigation is required, we strive to handle it as cost effectively as possible so it does not become a drain on your resources.

Contact the law office of Thomas E. Reilly, P.C. today
Behind every successful business is an experienced and knowledgeable attorney. For representation in commercial, corporate, and business law and litigation matters, call us at 724.933.3500 or contact us online. With more than three decades of experience and expertise, we deliver partner-level attention, knowledgeable and strategic analysis, and prompt service at a reasonable price.

Thomas Reilly

Practice areas
-Creditors' rights law
-Commercial litigation
-Bankruptcy law
-Lender liability defense
-Business law

Bar admissions
-Pennsylvania, 1977
-U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd and 6th Circuits
-U.S. Supreme Court

-J.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1977
-A.B., cum laude, Ohio University, 1974

-Allegheny County Bar Association
-Member, Bankruptcy, Commercial Law and Real Property sections
-Past Chair, Consumer Lending and Banking Committee

Reported Cases
-Copelin v. Spirco, Inc. 182 F.3d 174 (3rd. Cir. 1999)
-Marion v. Ford Motor Credit, 176 F.3D 472 (3rd. Cir. 1999)
-Sherry v. Associates Commercial Corp., 60 F.Supp.2D 470, aff'd 191 F.3D 445 (1999)
-Mellon Bank, N.A. v. Vitanovich, 259 BR 873 (Fed. App. 6th Ct. 2001)

-Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on May 15, 1952
  • University of Pittsburgh
    Juris Doctorate , 1977