Brendan Riley

Brendan Riley


Brendan provides strategic counsel to companies on a wide range of critical business issues, with an emphasis on crisis and litigation communications, issues management, and corporate reputation matters. He has experience across a variety of industries and sectors, with particular expertise in the retail and fashion sectors.

During his time at Brunswick, clients have included Lending Club, Burberry, Hertz, Avianca Airlines, and communications for BP related to the litigation stemming from the Deepwater Horizon accident.

Brendan began his career as an attorney at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York, where he focused his practice on complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining Brunswick in 2014, Brendan also worked at Joele Frank, Wilkinson, Brimmer, Katcher, a strategic communications firm based in New York.

Brendan graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in finance and received his law degree from Boston University School of Law. He is admitted to the New York bar and speaks Spanish fluently.