Noted as an "expert in Texas taking law" by the Wall Street Journal (October 6, 1999, T1), Mr. Reilly has a keen interest in property rights and environmental issues. Mr. Reilly represents clients concerning property rights, constitutional, environmental, water and other natural resource issues. He provides legislative and governmental relations services, including drafting legislation and direct representation before the Texas Legislature and state and federal agencies. Further, he represents various clients concerning lobby, campaign, and ethics laws. He also advises and assists clients on real estate, general business and non-profit organization matters. He has served as the acting staff attorney for the Trinity River Authority of Texas and served as the Mayor of Granite Shoals, Texas from 2005 to 2011, twice winning re-election.