Arch W. Riley, Jr., Partner

Arch W Riley Partner Bernstein-Burkley
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Mr. Riley is a responsible for the management of the Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice groups in Bernstein-Burkley, P.C.’s West Virginia office. An accomplished attorney with more than 30 years of experience in commercial bankruptcy law, Arch has extensive experience in representing both debtors and secured creditors in bankruptcy, as well as focusing on financial restructuring and workouts, asset acquisitions, real estate and other related transactional areas of law.

A highly respected lawyer in his field, Arch Riley, Jr. has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and was recognized by Super Lawyers West Virginia.


  • West Virginia State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals


  • Born in Wheeling, WV
  • Tufts University, B.A., 1979
  • West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 1982

Affiliations and Memberships:

  • Turnaround Management Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • West Virginia State Bar, Member, Bankruptcy Committee
  • West Virginia North District Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Executive Committee of the Regional Economic Development Partnership, Member
  • Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation, President, Board of Directors
  • Augusta Levy Learning Center, Inc., President, Board of Directors
  • City of Wheeling Planning Commission, Past Commissioner and Chairman

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