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Cliff P. Riley Senior Attorney

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas


Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 2012

University of Dallas, B.A., Political Philosophy, cum laude, 2009

Cliff advises clients on business and commercial litigation matters. Having close familiarity with federal courts, Cliff has defended directors and officers of financial institutions in actions brought by federal government agencies. Cliff has also successfully argued before Texas state courts in defending and vindicating the commercial interests of clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Cliff was a federal Law Clerk for the Honorable William F. Kuntz, II, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He attended Pepperdine University School of Law where he was the Managing Editor of the Pepperdine Law Review, won academic awards in Torts, Constitutional Structure, and Negotiation courses, and was a member of Pepperdine’s Moot Court Competition Team.

Community/Civic Activities

  • Pepperdine Law Review, Managing Editor