Zetlin & De Chiara Adds Partner Loryn Riggiola to its Construction Law Practice

NEW YORK (July 22, 2013) —

Zetlin & De Chiara LLP is pleased to announce the arrival of new Partner Loryn P. Riggiola to the firm.

Loryn Riggiola has joined the firm as a Partner. She has developed a specialty in representing clients from counseling through litigation and/or arbitration in disputes arising from construction projects and commercial matters.

Michael Vardaro, Managing Partner of Zetlin & De Chiara, said “We are thrilled to have Loryn join us. She is a seasoned litigator and contract specialist that has considerable experience guiding clients through various complex construction and commercial issues. Loryn will join Partner Tim Hegarty in our New Jersey office to lead our continued expansion in the New Jersey market.”

Loryn Riggiola has represented clients in both public and private sector projects, contract disputes, bidding disputes, defect and delay claims, and commercial disputes. She has serviced clients in the United States and abroad on a variety of matters, including the construction and operation of energy projects. Loryn 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. Loryn has participated in numerous bench and jury trials in both New York and New Jersey and has a diverse and active caseload. She is a past President of the Design Build Institute of America, NY-Tri-State Metro Area.

About Our Firm

Zetlin & De Chiara LLP is a leading national construction law firm committed to providing sophisticated and innovative legal and business advisory services related to real estate, design and construction for a wide spectrum of industries. Our attorneys include individuals with in-house construction counsel experience, degrees in the design professions, and LEED accreditation. The firm provides counsel throughout the planning, design, and construction process — from drafting and negotiating contracts to advising on risk management strategies. We have extensive experience representing clients in litigation and alternative dispute resolution, and also advise on business formation, licensing and corporate issues.