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Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP

1 National Ranking & 28 Metro Rankings | Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Commercial Litigation

Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti attorneys have knowledge in a great many practice areas!

Commercial Litigation

I've turned to Derrick Freijomil and Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti for so many legal needs. He's a great litigator, wealth of knowledge with a sense of financial responsibility.

William Hoke

Real Estate Law

Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti is a great team. They know how to assign work to the most appropriate player. They do great leasing work and are very knowledgeable on all types of land use and development issues.

Energy Law

Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti is first-rate in every way.

Government Relations Practice

Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti is at the pinnacle of legal representation in all facets of the law. Their expertise, responsiveness and understanding of complex issues coupled with cost-effective representation provides their clients with unparalleled legal representation.

Hugh DeFazio DeFazio and Associated International, Inc.

Commercial Litigation

Ed Choicey of Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti is perfect for medium-sized matters. The work is high-quality and the rates are at a discount to typical New York rates.

Employment Law - Management

I have dealt with Riker Danzig for many years and have always had the same results. Their work is very professional and complete. When we have a client conference meeting they are always prepared for the meeting. I have used Dan Zappo and he is always up to speed when we meet and does his homework before the meetings so we do not waste time explaining everything from previous meetings etc. We have come out on top in every case that Dan has represented us in.

John DaPuzzo The Foundtian European Day Spa, Inc.

Commercial Litigation

We have worked with Riker Danzig for 10 years, and I have worked with them since the 90s. Ron Leibman and Ed Chociey are consummate professionals. They not only assist us with litigation support, but also assist us in DOT, DMV (Multiple states), Gods-in-Transit, Bill-of Lading, and other matters. They review our contracts, specialized trucking and logistics document construction, and insurance matters. Best-in-Class.

Geoff Davis Unified Logistics Holdings

Banking and Finance Law

Mark Rattner at Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti does excellent work and is a pleasure to deal with!

Susan Wright Kail Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Commercial Litigation

Working with Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti has been a pleasure as they keep you posted and in the loop on litigation and where things stand. They also pull no punches, they tell you what your odds are, and give you your options going forward.

Dennis Simmons Wayne Surgical Center

Real Estate Law

The team at Riker Danzig has expertise in all areas of real estate law and does a great job representing us on complex matters. They are reasonably priced and work well with our team and the others in each transaction.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

I have been very fortunate to work with Curtis Plaza of Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti over the course of many years on several highly complex Chapter 11 (and occasional Chapter 7) litigation matters. Curtis and other extremely competent members of his firm consistently provide a thoughtful and thorough analysis on the complex cases I send their way, and they are always prompt and efficient. I highly recommend them.

Stephanie Gephardt, Esq. The Kroger Company

Land Use & Zoning Law

Jim Lott and his team at Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti have done an outstanding job handling litigation matters relating to zoning violations and affordable housing requirements, and have also provided timely advise on a wide range of land use matters. In particular, their assistance has put us ahead of the curve on resolving the messy issue of affordable housing, saving us thousands of dollars.

Bruce Harris

Insurance Law

Throughout the years I've had the pleasure to work with Glenn Curving, Esq. and a number of the members of Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti. The legal representation they have provided has been exemplary. The legal advice and direction they have provided has always been with the intention of furthering the best interests of the client.

Bob Auerbach Plymouth/Highpoint

Insurance Law

Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti provides high quality legal work. They are an excellent business partner.

Insurance Law

Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti is an excellent firm and is the one I go to with complex coverage issues.

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti is a great firm. They are commercially- and results-focused.

Catherine Muldoon

Litigation - Labor & Employment

I primarily work with Scott Ohnegian of Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti. He is a top-notch attorney, always provides very practical advise, and understands real world business issues.

Ron Bergamini

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Curtis and Rachel of Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti do excellent work and get us back a lot of money from our clients who go bankrupt.

Commercial Litigation

Frank and Tom of Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti do a great job and are super responsive.

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

The white collar team at Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti led by Sam Moulthrope, Zahid Quraishi and Ryan O'Neil are top-notch. The best proof of that is I regularly send matters to them and the clients have always come away thrilled. They are not just great lawyers but also great people.

Matthew Beck

Real Estate Law

I have been a client of Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti for 20 years. During that time, I have also had business with many other law firms in New Jersey. In my opinion, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti is the best firm in Real Estate Law in New Jersey.

Les Smith

Commercial Litigation

Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti attorneys were very responsive and accommodating with scheduling.

Commercial Litigation

Mike O'Donnell at Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti is very knowledgeable in loan workout matters, and more important, very responsive.

Tarik Hussain

Litigation - Intellectual Property

My company is a Tokyo based HVAC manufacturer and I run North America. We use Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti for all of our legal needs and depend on them. They are efficient, professional and knowledgeable and understand the urgency that plays into many of our legal matters. When we contact them, the response is same day, and often there is a lot of follow up activity. I couldn't be more pleased with a business partner in any function of our business than my legal team.

Matt Peterson

Energy Law

We've been working with Steve Senior at Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti on some environmental matters. He's clearly a subject-matter expert and is helping us get a great outcome. I highly recommend them.

Land Use & Zoning Law

Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti was the perfect firm for the acquisition of a property for a new division within our company. We worked with the corporate group, environmental group and land use group, each providing the expertise needed to make the transaction as painless as possible. They excelled in helping us navigate purchase of 100% membership in an existing LLC, the nuances of purchasing an impacted property where the remedial obligations were with a third party and obtaining local zoning and site-plan approvals, permits for both in-water and upland operations.

Bret Fischer

Insurance Law

The insurance and reinsurance team lead by Brian O'Donnell at Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti are experts in their field that manage arbitrations so that I feel, as the client, I am working within the team to get the best result for my company. Brian has a wealth of knowledge and experience that allows the case to be managed effectively from day one with no nasty surprises. He does this with cost-effectiveness always in mind.