|Victor Rivera Jr. serves as Senior Counsel to Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP. He has 30 years of 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.
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 is 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 Ferrara Bros. Concrete Co. v. FMC Inc., et ano., 54 Misc.3d 529 (Sup. Ct., Queens Co. 2016); Bd. of Mgrs. of Hester Gardens v. Well-Come Holdings LLC, et al., 128 A.D.3d 601 (1st Dep’t 2015); Ferrara Bros. Concrete Co. v. FMC Inc., et ano., 2015 WL 11120488 (Sup. Ct., Queens Co. 2015), aff’d, 138 A.D.3d 685 (2nd Dep’t 2016); Ayyad-Ramallo v. Marine Terrace Assocs. LLC, 2014 WL 2993448 (E.D.N.Y. 2014); Courthouse Corporate Ctr., LLC v. Schulman, et ano., 2010 WL 9073307 (Sup. Ct., Suffolk Co. 2010), aff’d, 89 A.D.3d 672 (2011); Tribeca Equity, Ltd. v. 19-21 Leonard St. Condominium, 2007 WL 6882226 (Sup. Ct., N.Y. Co. 2007), aff’d, 28 A.D.3d 414 (1st Dep’t 2009); Sakow v. 633 Seafood Restaurant, Inc. et al., 2005 WL 6234507 (Sup. Ct., N.Y. Co. 2005), aff’d, 25 A.D.3d 418 (1st Dep’t 2006); Medco Plumbing, Inc. v. Sparrow Construction Corp., 22 A.D.3d 647 (2nd Dep’t 2005); Sakow v. 633 Seafood Restaurant, Inc. et al., 1 A.D.3d 298 (1st Dep’t 2003).