Four for Four: All Summer Associates at Riker Danzig Receive and Accept Offers

Four for Four: All Summer Associates at Riker Danzig Receive and Accept Offers
Aug 14, 2014

Riker Danzig is pleased to announce that all four of its 2014 Summer Associates have received and accepted offers to join the Firm upon graduation from law school and/or completion of clerkships.   Riker Danzig, which has not eliminated or reduced its Summer Associate Program in recent years as many other large or mid-size firms have chosen to do, extended offers to its full Summer Associate class at the completion of a full summer of work assignments in many practice areas of the Firm.

“Riker continues to run a robust Summer Associate program that allows us to work with the most promising students and, as in past years, we have attracted students from top tier law schools.  This year’s class was truly exceptional.” said Glenn Clark, Riker Danzig’s Managing Partner.  Hiring Partner Edwin Chociey stated:  “We continue to rely on our Summer Associate program to provide talented young attorneys who will be the future leaders of the Firm, and this year was no exception in bringing together some truly fine future lawyers.” 

Accepting offers are:

•           Ashley Higginson of Rutgers University School of Law - Newark.  A Princeton University graduate, Higginson is also an aspiring Olympic steeplechase runner. She finished second in the 3000 meter steeplechase at the U.S. Track and Field National Outdoor Championships in Sacramento on June 28th, and finished first among women runners in both the 2014 Verizon Wireless Corporate Challenge and the 2014 Lawyers for Kids 5K, both held in Morris County.  Click here for more information on Higginson’s Olympic pursuits.

•           Christopher Kaltsas of William & Mary School of Law.  Kaltsas is a high honors graduate of Wesleyan University.  He will be serving as a law clerk in the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division upon completing law school.

•           Katherine A. Nunziata of Seton Hall University School of Law.  Nunziata is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Richmond.

•           Stephen M. Turner of Notre Dame Law School.  Turner is a graduate of Princeton University, where he was a varsity wrestler.