Morristown, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 14, 2014
Morristown-based law firm Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP 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.
For over 130 years, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP has focused on providing high-quality legal services to the business community. It has consistently been the Top-Listed law firm in New Jersey by Best Lawyers in America® since 2008 based on the number of Riker Danzig attorneys distinguished with the “Best Lawyers” designation. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, the firm has additional offices in Trenton and New York. Riker Danzig has earned a national reputation for expertise in trial and appellate litigation, insurance, commercial law and bankruptcy and, in addition, has highly-respected practices in banking law, environmental law, employment law, family practice, tax and trusts and estates, corporate law and mergers & acquisitions, governmental affairs, public utilities, real estate and intellectual property.