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Steven M. Riker, Esq. 

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • New York

  • Connecticut

  • United States Supreme Court

  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Professional Honors 

  • Martindale-Hubbell "AV Preeminent" Peer Rated 

  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion, Platinum Award 

  • New York Magazine, New York Area's Top Rated Lawyers

  • Corporate LiveWire, Best Real Estate Law Services, New York 

  • Marquis Who's Who in American Law

  • Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Panel Member

  • Yale Club, Lecturer, CLE Seminar, Litigation and Real Estate Topics

Reported Decisions

  • Ayala v. S.S. Fortaleza/Bosco; Besignano & Mascolo; Esqs. v. Heller
    40 AD3d 440, 836 NYS2d 584 (1st Dep't 2007) 

  • Staples v. W.J.R. Associates
    2005 U.S. Dist. Lexis 7220 (E.D.N.Y., February 28, 2005) 

  • E-Lead Elec. Co. v. Tecnozone Enters., LLC
    2004 U.S. Dist. Lexis 15181 (S.D.N.Y., August 4, 2004) 

  • Boat Basin Investors, Inc., v. First Am. Stock Transfer, Inc.
    2003 U.S. Dist. Lexis 1838, 2003 WL 282144 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 7, 2003) 

  • Good Life Productions v. The Down Town Association
    267 AD2d 153, 699 NYS2d 864 (1st Dep't 1999) 

  • Estate of Laurie Lee
    N.Y.L.J., September 13, 1999, at p. 29, cols. 2 -3 (Surr., Ct, NY Cty.) 

  • Bonsignore v. DeBove Inc.
    N.Y.L.J., June 24, 1998, at p. 26, col. 5 (Civ. Ct., NY Cty.) 

  • Vogel v. Lyman
    246 AD2d 422, 668 NYS2d 162 (1st Dep't 1998)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bar Association of the City of New York

  • New York County Lawyers' Association


  • New York University, Post-Graduate Professional Legal Education and Training,
    Conflict and Dispute Resolution

  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York, 1994
    Doctor of Jurisprudence with honors

    Honors: Ranking Scholar and Dean's List
    Pace Law Review, Casenote and Comment Editor
    National Moot Court Team, Member


  • State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York, 1991
    B.A., Political Science, cum laude

    Honors: Dean's List (every semester)
    Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society

Birth Information

  • Brooklyn, New York, United States of America

Attorney Steven M. Riker, Esq.
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