Anthony A. Dreyspool, Esq.

Expertise in ERISA Fiduciary Law

Anthony A. Dreyspool, Esq.

710 Park Avenue

7th Floor

New York, NY 10021

Phone: 212-288-9165

Fax: 212-537-0239


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Legal Experience

Mr. Dreyspool brings to his practice many years of experience regarding ERISA matters and substantial knowledge of structuring and forming private real estate and equity funds for the institutional investment market. He has counseled many of the world’s largest fund managers on ERISA as well as on fund formation and operation.

Before forming his own law firm, Mr. Dreyspool was a Partner at DLA Piper LLP (US) and, prior to that, Of Counsel at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in New York. Previously, he was the Chief ERISA Attorney for The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. In that role, he advised Equitable and its investment management subsidiaries on all legal requirements involved in the investment of ERISA plan assets.

Prior to working at Equitable, Mr. Dreyspool was an employee benefits and executive compensation lawyer at J.C. Penney Company, Inc. He began his legal career at the law firm of Dewey Ballantine.

Mr. Dreyspool is a Senior Fiduciary Consultant as an independent contractor to Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors, LLC, the institutional investment and fiduciary services practice of Arthur J. Gallagher and Co. Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors provides independent fiduciary services to sponsors of ERISA plans and other fiduciaries.

Speaking and Other Engagements

Mr. Dreyspool has been a frequent speaker at ERISA webinars and Practising Law Institute seminars on issues relating to ERISA fiduciary matters.


Mr. Dreyspool holds BA and JD degrees with honors from the University of Pennsylvania.

Bar Admissions

Mr. Dreyspool is a member of the New York Bar.