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New York Commercial and Business Litigation Attorney


The Law Office of Steven Riker has comprehensive experience in nearly all aspects of commercial and business litigation in New York State and federal courts.

Comprehensive Representation for Business Disputes

From the inception of a case to its conclusion, the Law Office of Steven Riker will diligently and zealously represent you throughout your legal proceedings. From small matters to multimillion-dollar lawsuits, the firm has successfully handled actions involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, shareholder disputes, partnership disputes, business torts, specific enforcement of real estate contracts, commercial landlord-tenant disputes, mechanic’s liens, brokerage disputes, employment disputes, “business divorces,” and various other disputes between business organizations, shareholders, partners, and individuals. 

While the firm’s clients run the gamut, from small business owners to Fortune 500 companies and well-known public figures, the firm provides all of its clients with the same level of dedication and diligence that distinguishes its practice. And while the firm’s principal, Steven Riker, Esq., has been involved in several publicized cases with well-known individuals, he handles all cases with integrity and discipline, and never seeks a headline at the expense of a client.

Mr. Riker has a wealth of experience in every aspect of litigation, from drafting sophisticated complaints, to conducting and defending depositions, to handling trials and appeals, in both court actions and arbitration proceedings. Clients of the firm can also be assured of prompt and proactive legal services in times of an emergency, including obtaining temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions, and orders of attachment. The firm has experience obtaining such injunctive and emergency relief in federal, state, and New York City courts, and at the appellate level of each court. And for clients who prevail at trial, or following an appeal, the firm can perform prompt computerized searches of legal and web-related databases to identify the assets, debt, and equity that an opposing party maintains, thereby ensuring the collectability of any judgment obtained.

Mediation, Arbitration, and Alternative Dispute Resolution

While remaining committed to zealous advocacy, the firm also recognizes that, at various times, mediation, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) may provide a more cost-effective, expeditious, and flexible option for resolving disputes. Mr. Riker has substantial experience acting as an advocate in mediation, arbitration, and ADR forums, and also has experience acting as a mediator/neutral to others seeking to resolve their disputes.

The Law Firm Utilizes the Latest Technology to Provide Cost-Effective Services

The practice of law, like business in general, has become more effective in recent years through the use of technology. The firm takes full advantage of the latest technological innovations to save time and money, and to improve upon the service it provides to its clients. The Law Office of Steven Riker embraces and incorporates technology into its practice for the benefit of every client, no matter how big or small the client or matter may be. And for clients who prevail at trial, or following an appeal, the firm can perform prompt computerized searches of legal and web-related databases to identify the assets, equity, and debt that an opposing party maintains, thereby ensuring that the firm’s clients can collect on their judgments and, when necessary, attach appropriate property.

The Law Office of Steven Riker represents clients throughout the New York metropolitan area, including the counties of New York (Manhattan), Kings (Brooklyn), Queens, Bronx, Westchester, Nassau, and Suffolk, from offices conveniently located in midtown Manhattan and White Plains, New York.
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