- Managing Partner: Glenn A Clark
- Number of partners: 58
- Number of other attorneys: 95
- Website: www.riker.com
- INTERNATIONAL OFFICES: The firm also has an office in London, UK.
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland and Perretti LLP is proud to have served the business community for over 125 years. Riker Danzig has earned a national reputation as the firm to go to in New Jersey for practical, innovative and costeffective legal solutions. The reputation of the firm and its lawyers provides inherent credibility in the capital markets, courts and government hallways.
Main Areas of Practice:
Riker Danzig’s seasoned trial and appellate attorneys, numbering over 100 strong, have earned the firm a national reputation as zealous courtroom advocates. The group litigates complex civil cases, and is a leader in banking, securities arbitrations, fraud claims and class actions, insurance, reinsurance (national and international), product liability, construction and intellectual property litigation. Its litigators appear regularly in federal and state courts, as well as before federal, state and administrative agencies.
Contact: Gerald A Liloia
Riker Danzig has handled some of the largest workouts and foreclosures in New Jersey, and is an industry leader in land use issues and real estate transactions. Its Real Estate Practice includes all aspects of real estate law, transactions and litigation, including substantial property acquisitions, complex sales and exchanges, sale-leasebacks and build-to-suits, commercial, retail and industrial leasing, joint-venture projects, zoning and planning, mortgage lending and financing, construction contracts, title litigation and real property tax appeals.
Contact: Nicholas Racioppi, Jr
The employment law attorneys at Riker Danzig counsel clients on the full range of issues, including employee relations, wage and hour and contract issues. They also defend management in federal and state courts in New Jersey and elsewhere on all employment-related claims, including discrimination,wrongful termination, whistleblower, restrictive covenants, unfair competition and employee fidelity bonds. They also conduct internal investigations.
Contact: Michael K Furey
A diverse client base seeks counsel and solutions from Riker Danzig’s corporate attorneys, from start-up entrepreneurial enterprises to Fortune 500 companies. The group counsels clients on the full spectrum of corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, corporate finance, technology licensing, international transactions, tax and regulatory matters, and logistics and distribution, as well as the issues unique to non-profit and taxexempt corporations.
Contact: Andrew J Stamelman
In a state noted for its strict and pace-setting environmental legislation, Riker Danzig’s Environmental Group is among the largest and most diverse practices of its kind. The firm’s experienced environmental lawyers have in-depth knowledge of federal, state and local law. They handle litigation, regulatory, permitting and counseling, and real estate development matters addressing all environmental areas, including hazardous substances, air, water and noise pollution, and solid waste.
Contact: Dennis J Krumholz
Riker Danzig’s Insurance and Reinsurance Group has provided unparalleled representation to the insurance industry for over 30 years. The firm represents its clients in a variety of insurance matters, including insurance coverage, reinsurance, bad faith litigation, insurance defense, insolvencies, intermediary and agency disputes and legislative and regulatory matters.
Contact: Shawn L Kelly
Riker Danzig is unique among prominent New Jersey law firms for experience and expertise in bankruptcy litigation, corporate reorganization, real estate restructurings, non-bankruptcy insolvency proceedings and also for its practice on a national platform. The firm has earned a nationwide reputation for its representation of debtors, secured creditors, landlords, equipment lessors, indenture trustees, bondholders, private equity groups, creditors’ committees, trustees, as well as third party plan proponents (i.e. takeovers) in all aspects of litigation under the Bankruptcy Code.
Contact: Dennis J O’Grady
Bank of America; Carrier Clinic; CIGNA Corp.; Crum & Forster Corp.; Ecko.Complex, L.L.C.; Global Reinsurance Corporation of America; Gold Medal Products; Harleysville Insurance Co.; IBM; Johnson & Johnson; JPMorgan Chase; Lakeland Bank; LG Electronics; Lucent Technologies, Inc.; McNeil Pharmaceuticals; Mersen USA; Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance; New Jersey Bankers Association; New York Community Bank; NVE Bank; Prudential Insurance Company of America; R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.; TD Bank; The Provident Bank; UBS; Wakefern Food Corp.
Riker Danzig’s London office reflects an expansion of the firm’s international practice in insurance, reinsurance, banking and commercial litigation. In addition, Riker Danzig’s Corporate Group has developed a significant in-bound cross-border practice, advising overseas clients on the corporate and tax issues faced when setting up US offices, making acquisitions, assuming debt, selling assets or engaging in other transactions in the United States.