Loryn P. Riggiola

Partner

973.364.9900
212.682.6861
lriggiola@zdlaw.com
80 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006
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Practice Areas

  • Construction Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D.
  • Seton Hall Law Review
  • Centennial Scholarship
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia

Industry Recognition


Partner

973.364.9900
212.682.6861
lriggiola@zdlaw.com
80 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006
VCard
Print

Biography

Loryn P. Riggiola, a Partner with Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, has developed a specialty in representing clients from counseling through litigation and/or arbitration in disputes arising from construction projects and commercial matters. She has represented clients in both public and private sector projects, contract disputes, bidding disputes, defect and delay claims, and commercial disputes. Ms. Riggiola has serviced clients in the United States and abroad on a variety of matters, including the construction and operation of energy projects. 

Ms. Riggiola also represents corporations and financial institutions in litigation involving complex commercial issues, including employment disputes, restrictive covenant and unfair competition litigation. She has handled litigation involving trademark, trade dress and palming off claims under the Lanham Act, together with insurance coverage issues relating to same. 

Ms. Riggiola handles litigation from consultation to trial. She has participated in numerous bench and jury trials in both New York and New Jersey. Ms. Riggiola has served as both lead and supporting counsel in state and federal trials. She has also appeared before the appellate courts in both New York and New Jersey on behalf of our clients. Ms. Riggiola has conducted mediation, arbitration and international arbitration proceedings. She monitors a diverse and active caseload. 

Honors & Awards

Organizations

  • Women Builders Council (WBC), General Counsel
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association - Member
  • New York State Bar Association - Member
  • The District of Columbia Bar Association - Member
  • Design Build Institute of America, NY-Tri-State Metro Area, Past President

Speaking Engagements

Publications

  • Linking In to a New Source of Evidence in Commercial Disputes, New Jersey Law Journal, May 2014
  • Social Media: From Computer to Courtroom, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, March 4, 2013.
  • E-Discovery Takes a Turn – Charting the Course to Discovery from Social Networks, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, February 1, 2011.
  • Successfully Managing a Troubled Construction Project, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, May 1, 2009.

In the News

  • Retailer Sues Hartz Mountain Over Harmon Cove Closure, NJBIZ, November 12, 2012
  • Small Change Makes a Big Difference, New Jersey & Company Magazine, May 1, 2008
  • Kindness on schedule at station, The Star-Ledger, February 22, 2007