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. 

Bankruptcy

2-5 years of bankruptcy experience. New Jersey bar required; New York bar preferred.

Corporate Securities

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

ERISA

7+ years of ERISA, executive compensation and health and welfare plan experience to support our employee benefits and executive compensation practice, with excellent opportunity for professional advancement. New Jersey bar required; New York bar preferred.

Health Care

3-4 years of significant experience in health care regulatory and transactional work.  New Jersey bar a must; New York preferred

Real Estate

7+ years of real estate experience to support our broad-based practice and wide variety of clients.  Significant leasing experience required.  Riker Danzig’s real estate law practice spans the full breadth of the industry, from representing landlords, purchasers and developers in bull markets, to distressed tenants and financial institutions seeking workout advice in bear markets.  New Jersey bar required; New York bar a plus. Will consider part-time.


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
mbuckle@riker.com


Staff

Staff Accountant 

1 - 2 years experience. Accounting major required.

 Job Duties 

Please forward all resumes to:

Kathy Mesaros
Controller
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
Headquarters Plaza
One Speedwell Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07962-1981
acaronia@riker.com


Administrative Assistant

1 - 2 years experience. Bachelor's Degree required.

Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  1. Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
  2. Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.
  3. Conserves attorneys time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings; scheduling couriers, court reporters, expert witnesses, and other special functions; coordinating preparation of charts, graphs, and other courtroom visuals; preparing expense reports.
  4. Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements.
  5. Represents attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments; knowing when to act and when to refer matters to attorney.
  6. Generates revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices.
  7. Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential.
  8. Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.

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
acaronia@riker.com