Samuele Riva is admitted to practice in the State of New York and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, where he specializes in civil and commercial litigation. Mr. Riva’s experience includes matters relating to breach of contract, civil fraud claims, breach of fiduciary duties claims, business torts, civil right violations, and cell tower opposition.
Mr. Riva is a graduate, summa cum laude, of both Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center (J.D.) and Fordham University School of Law (LL.M. in Banking, Corporate and Finance Law). During his time in law school, Mr. Riva received seven CALI awards, the Suffolk County Bar Association Award for Academic Excellence, the Clinician of the Year Award, and the Touro Law Pro Bono Service Award. He was also recognized as the salutatorian of the Touro graduating class.
Prior to his legal studies, Mr. Riva-who was born and raised in Varese, Italy-earned a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management from Farmingdale State College, where he graduated as the valedictorian of the class.
LL.M, Fordham University School of Law, summa cum laude
J.D., Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, summa cum laude
B.S., Farmingdale State College, summa cum laude
State of New York, 2nd Department
U.S. District Court (S.D.N.Y.)