Careers: Opportunities at Riker

Riker Danzig offers attorneys the breadth and quality of a New York City law practice, with an important advantage: an agreeable way of life. Our lawyers have manageable working hours, substantial responsibility early on in their careers, residential and recreational benefits, and a high degree of visibility in the community. This combination of quality of work and life is what makes Riker Danzig unique.

Riker Danzig seeks well-rounded, personable individuals whose superior academic achievements and activities, writing skills, and diversified background and interests will yield exceptional leadership and ability.

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Our Current Openings Available

All positions are for our Morristown office unless otherwise stated.


Attorneys

All candidates must possess strong academic credentials and demonstrable writing skills. 

Commercial Litigation

3-5 years of litigation experience. Complex commercial/financial services, class action or construction litigation experience is a plus.  Must be admitted in New Jersey or New York.  

Corporate 

4-7 years of experience in corporate transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial contracts, corporate governance and securities offerings.  NJ and/or NY bar admission required.

Corporate Securities

7+ years of general corporate and securities experience, including private placements, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracting and corporate governance.

Employment Law

3–5 years employment law experience.  Candidate should have experience with both counseling employers on employment-related issues and representing employers in litigation.  NJ bar admission required.  NY bar admission preferred.  

This position is collaborative and hands-on requiring at least 3-days in the office.

Environmental 

3-6 years of experience in environmental law.  Our practice includes environmental regulatory, litigation, and transactional matters. Candidate must be admitted in New Jersey.  This position is for our Morristown office.

Family Law

5–8 years of family law experience for the Morristown office. New Jersey bar admission required. Family Law clerkship a plus.  Strong legal writing skills required.  Please have candidates submit an unedited writing sample with resume.

Health Care

2-3 years of significant experience in health care litigation.  New Jersey bar a must; New York preferred. 

Health Care

6+ years of significant experience in health care regulatory and transactional work.  New Jersey bar a must; New York preferred.

Insurance Litigation

3-6 years of insurance coverage experience.  New Jersey and New York bar preferred. 

Insurance Litigation

6+ years of insurance coverage experience.  New Jersey and New York bar preferred.  Would consider part-time or full-time.

Securities Litigation

2–5 years of securities litigation, arbitration, regulation and/or investigations.  FINRA experience preferred.  


Staff

Controller

Summary /Objective

Manage finance and accounting departments providing information, primarily financial in nature, about all company activities that will assist management, its shareholders and other users in making educated economic decisions about the company's future.

The right candidate must have communication, analytical, technical and management skills. He/she much have at least ten years of related experiences.  CPA is preferred.  Law firm experience is highly valued. 

Essential Function

Competencies

  1. Financial Management.
  2. Technical Capacity.
  3. Performance Management.
  4. Ethical Conduct.
  5. Communication Proficiency.
  6. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility. 

Required Education and Experience

  1. Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.
  2. CPA certification.
  3. Ten years of hands-on accounting managerial experience.


Billing Coordinator 

Experience in a law firm billing department is preferred . Position involves electronic billing skills to support the Firm’s various practice groups. Previous experience with hourly billing is a must. Also, previous  experience using SurePoint is a plus. Attention to detail, deadlines and simultaneous projects with minimal supervision.  Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to interact with attorneys and client/vendor representatives.  The position is in Morristown; hybrid will be considered.  

Please forward all resumes to:

Adriana Caronia
Recruiting Manager
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
Headquarters Plaza
One Speedwell Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07962-1981
direct: 973-451-8320 fax: 973-451-8665
irodriguez@riker.com