Chambers USA Gives Top Tier Honors to Riker Danzig

Chambers USA Gives Top Tier Honors to Riker Danzig
May 29, 2013

Chambers and Partners recently recognized a number of Riker Danzig’s practice groups with top honors in its 2013 Chambers USA Guide. Our Insurance Litigation and Environmental practices earned first tier rankings, while our Bankruptcy & Reorganization, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, Commercial Litigation, Employment and Real Estate Practices were also awarded top rankings as follows:

Band 1:
Environmental Law
Insurance Litigation

Band 2:
General Commercial Litigation

Band 3:
Real Estate

Band 4:
Labor & Employment

Intellectual Property

Individual Rankings:

Glenn Clark (Band 2 -- General Commercial Litigation) Noted by Chambers as a seasoned practitioner in the commercial litigation arena with over 30 years of experience in complex disputes.

William Connolly (Band 3 -- Corporate/M&A)  Clients applaud Bill for his “excellent communication skills when negotiating and advising, so that all the relevant parties understand.”

Charles Detrizio (Band 3 -- Corporate/M&A) Chuck is described as a ”practical business attorney – a great drafter with great attention to detail.”

Michael Furey (Band 2 -- Labor & Employment) Noted as co-head of the employment practice, about which clients said “responsiveness is excellent.  We need quick answers and that is what they provide.”

Marilynn R. Greenberg (Band 3 -- Environmental Law) Commended as a “highly valued member” of the Riker team, clients said ”in addition to her extensive knowledge, experience and expert legal advice,” Marilynn “is an excellent team administrator and leader.”

Shawn Kelly (Band 1 -- Insurance Litigation)  Described by clients as “a very good attorney and an excellent judge of character.”

Dennis Krumholz (Band 1 -- Environmental Law)  Dennis is distinguished as a “highly experienced specialist,” with reference to his recent defense of a “big-ticket” client in a Spill Act suit.

Gerald Liloia (Band 2 -- General Commercial Litigation)  Jerry is recognized for his wide-ranging caseload, and recent work in securities cases and lender liability claims.

Samuel Moulthrop (Band 2 -- White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, and Band 3 -- Environmental Law)  Chambers notes that Sam divides his time between environmental litigation and white-collar crime defense, advising on insurance fraud and securities fraud cases.

Brian O'Donnell (Band 2 -- Insurance Litigation)  Clients assert that Brian is “exhaustive in his analysis and always up to speed on the work that needs to be done.”

Dennis O'Grady (Band 1 -- Bankruptcy/Restructuring)  Chambers notes that Dennis is “held in the highest regard” by market sources, who say “if you are filing for bankruptcy protection in the Third Circuit, you can’t do better than Dennis O’Grady.”

Nicholas Racioppi (Band 2 -- Real Estate)  Chambers’ sources said of Nick that “his general legal knowledge is great.  He is a transactional lawyer who concentrates on achieving the completion of the transaction.”

Alexa Richman-LaLonde (Up and Coming -- Environmental Law) Alexa is deemed a “future star,” and praised by clients as “very able.”

Robert Schoenberg (Band 2 -- Intellectual Property) Commended by clients for bringing “a great feel for fashioning an argument and putting forward productive strategies.”

Joseph Schwartz (Band 2 -- Bankruptcy/Restructuring) Is lauded by clients as “probably the best-prepared attorney that I have ever seen.  He really does his homework.”

Steven Senior (Band 3 -- Environmental Law)  Clients applaud Steve as “great at focusing on the essential issues, and a very good detail man.”

Andrew Stamelman (Band 2 -- Corporate M&A: Tax)  Andy receives praise as “one of the brightest attorneys I have ever worked with.  He analyzes risks and understands how to structure a deal accordingly.”

Kenneth Van Deventer (Band 3 -- General Commercial Litigation)  Chambers commends Ken on his diverse breadth of practice, advising his telecommunications and financial services clients on a wide range of matters.

Jeffrey Wagenbach (Band 3 -- Environmental Law)  Jeff is recognized for his representation of G&S Motor Equipment in a major remediation dispute.

For more information on the Chambers USA honors process, please go to Chambers Methodology.

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