Perry Teicher

Impact Finance Counsel

New York

Perry Teicher leads Orrick's global Impact Finance & Investment practice, advising impact-oriented clients globally and serves as a leader of Orrick's ESG initiatives.

Perry represents and advises entrepreneurs, companies, fund sponsors, family offices, tax-exempt organizations, and other asset owners 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 advises clients on impact-oriented and ESG matters, integrating social, environmental, and financial outcomes into a comprehensive strategy. 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 serves as co-chair of the NYU Law Grunin Center/Impact Investing Legal Working Group’s annual conference on Legal Issues in Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing and is involved in other sector building initiatives.

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 an 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.

    • Advised a state pension plan on investments into multiple impact and ESG-oriented private equity funds. 
    • Represents Blue Forest in the development of sustainable financial solutions to meet pressing environmental challenges, including the Forest Resilience Bond, deploying private capital to finance forest resilience projects on private and public lands aiming to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire.
    • Represents multiple public companies on the deployment of climate, sustainability, and economic inclusion investment strategies.
    • Represents a mission-driven, tech-enabled data automation company, for multiple equity financings and cross-border structuring.
    • Advises a coalition of state and provinces on the development of an environmentally-focused impact investment platform.
    • Represents a global microfinance organization in the development and deployment of a capital management strategy.