Victor Rivera Jr.Special Counsel
Victor Rivera Jr. serves as Special Counsel to Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP. He has broad-based experience in diverse and complex commercial litigation and construction law in both New York State and Federal Court, as well as a thorough background in all aspects of civil litigation, including trials and appellate practice. He also has extensive experience in the areas of intellectual property and entertainment law.
Before joining Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP, Mr. Rivera was associated with Bauman, Katz & Grill LLP. He has also formerly served as an associate and Of Counsel at other law firms where he represented the interests of a diverse national and international clientele.
Mr. Rivera earned his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Studies from Pitzer College in Claremont, California. He is a member of the Bar of the State of New York and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He also serves as a Founding Board Member of the Bedford-Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School, which opened its doors in September 2010.
Mr. Rivera’s reported cases include Tribeca Equity, Ltd. v. 19-21 Leonard Street Condominium, 869 N.Y.S.2d 782 (1st Dep’t 2009); Sakow v. 633 Seafood Rest., Inc., 25 A.D.3d 418, 808 N.Y.S.2d 192 (1st Dep’t 2006); Medco Plumbing, Inc. v. Sparrow Construction Corp., 22 A.D.3d 647, 802 N.Y.S.2d 730 (2nd Dep’t 2005); and Sakow v. 633 Seafood Rest., Inc., 1 A.D.3d 298, 767 N.Y.S.2d 598 (1st Dep’t 2003).