Perry Teicher

Impact Finance Attorney

New York

Perry Teicher, an attorney based in Orrick's New York office, leads Orrick's global Impact Finance & Investment group, advising impact-oriented clients globally.

Perry represents and advises entrepreneurs, technology company, fund sponsors, investors, family offices, and tax-exempt organizations across a wide range of transactions, including corporate legal matters, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private fund formation matters and portfolio transactions, and private placements. Perry particularly advises clients that aim to integrate social, environmental, and financial outcomes. As Orrick’s Impact Finance Attorney, Perry leads Orrick’s Impact Finance & Investment practice, the first impact-oriented practice at a global law firm. Orrick’s Impact Finance & Investment practices serves a global client base across a range of sectors, leveraging Orrick’s unique capabilities to provide innovative, effective, and thoughtful legal services to those clients aiming to create positive social and environmental change alongside targeted financial returns.

Perry served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kazakhstan, where he supported the development of businesses aiming to create mobility and opportunity for people with disabilities in the region. Perry is a Ariane de Rothschild Fellow and member of the ROI Community and Nexus. A native of the Detroit area and University of Michigan graduate, Perry remains committed to the Detroit area, supporting Detroit expat initiatives nationally.


    • Advised one of the largest state pension plans as the anchor investor in one of the largest global impact investment funds as well as other impact-oriented investment strategies. 
    • Counsel Blue Forest Conservation on the development and structure of the Forest Resilience Bond, the first pay-for-success transaction focused on forest resilience and conservation.
    • Represented an internationally recognized microfinance organization in launching an emerging market focused COVID-response strategy. 
    • Advise iMerit Inc., mission-driven, tech-enabled data automation company, through multiple equity financings and cross-border restructuring.