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.


Our Current Openings Available

All positions are for our Morristown office unless otherwise stated.


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

Corporate Securities

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

Insurance Coverage

4+ years of insurance coverage litigation experience.  Cyber experience a plus.  New Jersey bar required; New York bar preferred. 

Commercial Litigation

5-8 years of litigation experience. Class action experience a plus. New Jersey bar required; New York bar preferred.

Commercial Litigation

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

Securities Litigation

5+ years of securities litigation, arbitration, regulation and/or investigations.  FINRA experience preferred.  Morristown or New York office.


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.

Real Estate

3-8 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.


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

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


Staff Accountant 

1 - 2 years experience. Accounting major required.

 Job Duties 

  1. Bank reconciliations for various bank accounts including operating account and attorney trust accounts.
  2. Prepare monthly reconciliation of cash report to general ledger.
  3. Monthly analysis of Attorney Trust Accounts and reconciliation of sub accounts to general ledger.
  4. Prepare daily cash sheet.
  5. Prepare monthly sales & use tax returns.
  6. Prepare Quarterly NYC Commercial Rent Tax returns.
  7. Prepare journal entries for general ledger accounts for which they are responsible.
  8. Assist Accounting Supervisor in preparing work papers for year-end review of firm financial statements and work papers for annual audit of retirement plans.
  9. Assist with preparation of annual budget & monthly budget reports.
  10. Various special projects as assigned by Accounting Supervisor & Controller.

Please forward all resumes to:

Kathy Mesaros
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
Headquarters Plaza
One Speedwell Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07962-1981