Perry Teicher

Impact Finance Counsel


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, fund sponsors, 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 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 2020-2021 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 as the anchor investor in one of the largest global impact investment funds. 
    • Represented 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. 
    • Advised global technology companies on climate and sustainability focused investment strategies. 
    • Advise iMerit Inc., mission-driven, tech-enabled data automation company, through multiple equity financings and cross-border restructuring.