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Billy is an associate in Reed Smith’s Real Estate Group, with a broad practice encompassing all aspects of commercial real estate. He has experience working with landlords, tenants, developers, lenders, purchasers, and sellers in transactions ranging from net leased retail buildings to ground-up developments to multinational joint ventures to distressed real estate transactions.He has advised clients on commercial leases including major lease portfolio projects. He has particular proficiency in assisting parties with sale-leaseback transactions, and has worked on several major transactions in the legal cannabis industry. Billy also has experience advising on the formation of Opportunity Zone funds and the evolving rules surrounding successful deployment of capital through such funds.


  • Harvard Law School, 2016, J.D., cum laude
  • Columbia University, 2010, B.A., Economics & Philosophy

  • New York

  • Michael E. Wiles, U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Southern District of New York

  • Mandarin
  • Spanish