Back to All Professionals

Troy B. Rider

Management Committee

Back to All Professionals
Troy B. Rider

Management Committee


Reading, PA

Troy’s practice is centered around BusinessFinanceReal Estate and Food & Agribusiness law. In his practice, he counsels clients on all facets of business transactions, including succession planning for closely held businesses and the structuring, negotiation and closing of commercial and financial transactions. In addition, Troy regularly advises business clients on proper corporate governance and best practices in a variety of situations. Troy has experience working with family businesses in industries ranging from medical practices, dental practices and other professional service firms, as well as food processing facilities, manufacturers and construction companies.

Troy handles a range of business transactions for his clients including entity selection, formation and structuring, and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly represents clients buying or selling businesses, which can include very complicated transactions involving mergers of entities, multi-level financing and equity arrangements, earn-out provisions, and floating purchase prices. In connection with such work, Troy also advises clients on the proper acquisition entity, guides the due diligence process, negotiates and secures financing, analyzes financing options, determines value, leads the team of advisers in the negotiation and closing of the transaction, and negotiates and drafts letters of intent, term sheets and definitive agreements. He further advises business clients on general matters, including contract drafting and review, regulatory compliance, governance issues, strategic positioning and succession planning.


Troy represents lenders in commercial loan matters, including document drafting and review, counseling lender representatives and reviewing lender-prepared documents, title insurance and other finance-related documents and agreements. Troy works extensively with lenders in various facets of secured and unsecured transactions, including participated loans and commercial real estate ventures. He also advises lenders and other creditors in loan and credit recoveries for situations involving collections, foreclosures, repossessions, levies, garnishments, mechanics liens, municipal claims and other commercial litigation.

Real Estate 
Troy counsels his clients in various aspects of real estate law, including the acquisition, sale and development of retail, industrial, office and residential sites, as well as drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial leases. Troy has experience in the preparation and negotiation of sale/lease-back transactions, real estate sales agreements, due diligence, review of title commitments and resolution of title matters, review and negotiation of real estate secured loan documents and the preparation of settlement related documents.

Food and Agribusiness

Troy represents a number of businesses in the food and agribusiness industry and counsels such clients in a variety of areas such as regulatory and compliance concerns, real estate, contracts and transactional issues.

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Business Organizations, including LLCs and Partnerships (2021, 2022, 2023, 2024)
  • Reading Eagle’s “40 under 40” (2018)
  • Leadership Berks, 2009 graduate
  • Berks County Bar Association
  • Moderator: 2023 Reading Business Seminar (October 2023)
  • Moderator: “Embracing Change & Preparing for the Future,” 2019 Reading Business Seminar (October 2019)
  • “Consumer Preferences and Federal Responses – The Impact of Upcoming FDA and USDA Regulations on Food and Agribusiness,” FEI Central Pennsylvania Chapter (May 2015)
  • “Hot Topics in Commercial Lending,” Barley Snyder LendiCon Seminar (November 2012)
  • “Board Governance,” Leadership Berks County (November 2012)
Troy B. Rider
  • Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A., magna cum laude
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Middle District of Pennsylvania
Community Involvement
YMCA of Reading and Berks County

Board member and secretary of board of directors; chairman of Reading branch board of directors; Golf Committee chairman; Marsh Madness Event Committee member

United Way of Berks County

Focus Area Panel Committee member

Related News

View More News
Press Release
January 9, 2024

Barley Snyder Announces 2024 Leadership Changes

For Immediate Release Lancaster, Pa. – Barley Snyder has announced change...

Learn More
Press Release
February 14, 2023

Barley Snyder Partner Troy Rider Elected Chairman of the YMCA of Reading and Berks County

For Immediate Release Lancaster, Pa. – Barley Snyder is pleased to announ...

Learn More
Press Release
January 20, 2023

Barley Snyder Announces 2023 Leadership Changes

For Immediate Release Lancaster, Pa. – Barley Snyder has announced severa...

Learn More
Press Release
August 25, 2021

“Best Lawyers” Honors 30 Barley Attorneys

For Immediate Release  Lancaster, Pa. – Barley Snyder is please...

Learn More
Press Release
August 20, 2020

Nearly Thirty Barley Snyder Attorneys Named “Best Lawyers”

Media Contact: Michael Sadowski, Communications Coordinatormsadowski@barley...

Learn More
News Alert
August 19, 2020

Latest PPP Guidance Breaks Down Big Questions

The U.S. Small Business Administration has released additional guidance for...

Learn More
News Alert
May 22, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program Update

The U.S. Small Business Administration has released the Paycheck Protection...

Learn More
Press Release
November 13, 2018

Reading Eagle names Partner Troy Rider to “40 under 40” List

Media Contact: Michael Sadowski, Communications Coordinatormsadowski@barley...

Learn More
News Alert
March 1, 2016


A. BACKGROUND The term “bad boy” guaranty is used in certain circumstan...

Learn More
November 1, 2013

De Facto Merger Doctrine and Successor Liability under Pennsylvania Law

Successor liability is an exception to the general rule that, when one enti...

Learn More
July 12, 2012

Confession of Judgment Clauses in Commercial Leases

One of the most negotiated provisions in a commercial lease agreement is a ...

Learn More
June 13, 2012

Series LLC: What is it?

A series limited liability company, commonly known as a series LLC, is a sp...

Learn More

Related Resources

View All Resources
April 14, 2022

2022 Reading Business Seminar Recordings

We hosted our 2022 Reading Business Seminar on Thursday, April 14 at Berkshire Country Club as part of our annual Business Seminar Series. The first recording features our keynote presentation...

Learn More
December 2, 2020

The Banking Landscape in Light of COVID-19 & Current Market Conditions Webinar Replay

The webinar titled “The Banking Landscape in Light of COVID-19 & Current Market Conditions” was presented by Barley Snyder on Wednesday, December 2 as part of our Virtual Business Seminar...

Learn More

Get in Touch

Our attorneys, paralegals and staff look forward to hearing from you. Please reach out to let us know how we can help.

Get In Touch
Super Lawyers
Best Law Firms US News
Best Lawyers