Riker Danzig has been named among New Jersey's "Leading Lawyers" by Chambers and Partners, an independent law firm and attorney ranking publication, in its 2008 Chambers USA Guide. Riker Danzig was awarded top rankings as follows:
Bankruptcy (First Tier): The publication noted that "this excellent department offers superb expertise in the bankruptcy arena.”
Corporate: Riker was said to have "established a solid core of experienced lawyers" and is recommended for its “collaborative approach."
Environment: Sources contacted by Chambers "were eager to rate the firm fantastic overall -- the environmental lawyers know what they are doing and they get results."
Labor and Employment: The Guide stated that Riker’s Employment practice is "bolstered by the outfit's sterling track record for litigation."
General Commercial Litigation
Insurance Litigation (First Tier)
Products Liability Litigation
White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Chambers quoted peers as saying that "litigation is certainly a strength at this respected firm," while clients said it "matches up to any New York firm."
Real Estate: Riker was described as "one of the state's law firm success stories," and that "the lawyers do a great job and are always on top of everything."
The following Riker attorneys were singled out by Chambers:
Glenn A. Clark (Commercial Litigation)
Michael K. Furey (Labor & Employment)
Shawn L. Kelly -- First Tier (Insurance Litigation)
Dennis J. Krumholz -- First Tier (Environment)
Gerald A. Liloia (General Commercial Litigation)
Samuel P. Moulthrop (Environment and White Collar Crime & Government Investigations Litigation)
Scott A. Ohnegian (Labor & Employment)
Dennis J. O'Grady -- First Tier (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Anne M. Patterson (Products Liability Litigation)
Nicholas Racioppi (Real Estate)
Robert J. Schoenberg (Intellectual Property)
Andrew J. Stamelman -- First Tier (Corporate/M&A: Tax)
Kenneth M. Van Deventer (Commercial Litigation)
Jeffrey B. Wagenbach (Environment)