Ms. Reilly specializes in commercial litigation and arbitration with an emphasis on maritime and non-maritime contract disputes. She has extensive experience with charter party issues and has participated in drafting time and space charters for use in space sharing agreements among some of the major vessel operators. She also has experience in bankruptcy and estate litigation. Since joining the firm in 1987, Ms. Reilly has represented a broad range of clients including shipowners and operators, charterers, oil companies, P&I clubs, and foreign banks. In addition to trying cases in federal and state courts, she regularly handles arbitration proceedings, and is familiar with SMA, AAA, and ICC rules. On several occasions she has been appointed and has sat as an arbitrator on SMA panels. Ms. Reilly is U.S.A. Contact Person for the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA).
New York, 1978
United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1978
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1978
United States District Court, Northern District of New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
University of Denver; Queens College of the City University of New York (B.A., cum laude, 1973)
Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 1977)
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Maritime Law Association of the United States (Arbitration Committee 1996 – present) Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) (USA Contact Person for WISTA International)
" The Court’s Power to Invade the Arbitrators’ Deliberation Chamber",
Journal of International Arbitration, (Geneva 1992).