Riley Coy is a graduate of the University of Missouri, where he received his J.D. and M.B.A. While earning his degree, Riley was Associate Managing Editor of the Missouri Law Review. He also participated in the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society and the Board of Advocates. Riley had the unique opportunity to work as a student attorney with the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic, guiding start-ups from concept to capitalization. Riley completed an externship with the Honorable Stephanie Rose of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa.
Riley has experience in settlement negotiation, mediation, and when necessary, trying cases to verdict. He represents individuals and businesses in wide-ranging matters including business disputes, employment, breach of contract, bad faith, and real estate.
Riley is a member of the Polk County Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association, and American Bar Association. He was recently published for his work on Opportunity Zones – a tax incentive created as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Riley Coy, Good Enough: How Minimal IRS Guidance Is Sufficient to Navigate § 1400Z Opportunity Zones, 3 Bus. Entrepreneurship & Tax L. Rev. 1, 1 (2019).