ERIC J. RISLEY, JR. (E.J.) is a managing associate in the M&A and Private Equity group in the firm’s Boston office. E.J. advises private equity funds and their portfolio companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions and early- and late-stage private equity investments.
Prior to joining Sidley, E.J. was an associate in the Transactions Practice Group of the Boston office of a global law firm, where he advised private equity funds and their portfolio companies, venture capital funds, and other corporate clients with a range of transactions and matters, including mergers and acquisitions, early- and late-stage venture capital investments, and general corporate matters.
E.J. earned his law degree from Boston College Law School, where he served as a managing editor of the Environmental Affairs Law Review. He also earned his M.B.A. from Boston College’s Carroll Graduate School of Management in 2018. E.J. received his B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy in 2014, likewise from Boston College.