George A. Reilly

Attorney and Member of the Firm

George Reilly has nearly 35 years of experience as an attorney. As a family law practitioner at several area law firms, he has focused on helping families resolve matrimonial and child custody and support issues. He has special training and expertise in the Collaborative Divorce model, which is an internationally recognized alternative to traditional litigation. George is also well-versed in a wide variety of other legal practice areas including real estate and land use, estate planning and administration, and business law.

The opportunity to work with his friends and neighbors on a broad array of issues that affect their lives is important to George. He appreciates having the legal background and skill to be able to guide people to make intelligent choices for their businesses, families and property. He is very active in local philanthropy endeavors and believes his strengths as an attorney and deep knowledge of his community allow him to better serve his clients.

George has extensive nonprofit experience, having served on the boards of the Darien United Way, The Center for Hope in Darien, Family Centers in Greenwich, King School in Stamford and the Darien Kiwanis Club. He currently sits on the board of the Norwalk Community College Foundation.

A native of Darien along with his wife, Lynn Oakford Reilly, George raised his three sons in Darien and he has been an active volunteer in town government. He served on Darien’s Charter Revision Commission, as a town Selectman, chaired the Police Headquarters Building Committee and served for nearly a dozen years on the Board of Education.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Courts of Connecticut and Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Previous Employment

  • Siegel, Reilly & Kaufman, LLC, Stamford, 2017 – 2018
  • Siegel, Reilly & Conlon, LLC, Stamford, 2009 – 2016
  • Rucci, Burnham, Carta, Carello & Reilly, LLP, Darien, 2002 – 2008
  • Reilly & Reilly, Darien, 1999 – 2001
  • Rucci, Burnham et al., Darien, 1994 – 1999
  • Bentley, Mosher & Babson, Stamford, 1992 – 1994
  • Pierson, Reilly & Seeley, Darien, 1990 – 1992
  • Jackson & Nash, New York, NY, 1987 – 1990
  • McAnerney & Millar, Darien, 1984 – 1987
  • Collins & Aikman, NYC, 1978 – 1980

Education

  • King School, Stamford
  • Union College, Schenectady, NY, B.A. Political Science
  • Fordham University School of Law, NY J.D.

Public Service

  • Darien Kiwanis Club, past president
  • King School (a/k/a King Low Heywood Thomas), Trustee (President, 1990 – 1997) 1987 – 1998
  • Darien Charter Revision Commission member/Facilitator, 1998 – 1999
  • Regional Bar Association, Civil Litigation Committee, Co-Chair, mid-1990s
  • Darien Board of Selectmen member, 1999 – 2001
  • Darien Board of Education member, 2001 – 2012
  • Center for Hope, Darien, Chairman, 2002 – 2005
  • Family Centers (Greenwich) Board of Directors, 2005 – 2014
  • Family Centers Senior Advisor, 2014 – Present
  • Darien Police Headquarters Building Committee, Chairman, 2008 – 2012
  • Norwalk Community College Foundation, Board of Directors, member, 2012 – Present