Syed K. (Zim) Rizvi

Syed K. (Zim) Rizvi Partner

P 929 378 4800 F 646 706 5101
180 Maiden Lane
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New York, NY 10038
180 Maiden Lane, Suite 901, New York, NY 10038
Overview

Syed K. (Zim) Rizvi joined the firm as a Senior Associate in 2017. Syed is licensed in the States of New York and New Jersey, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the District of New Jersey, and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He received his J.D. in 2006 from Fordham University School of Law and his B.A. in 2003 from Rutgers University.

Bar Admissions
  • District of New Jersey
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
Education
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • Rutgers University, B.A., 2003

Over the past decade, Syed has represented numerous defendants in claims involving product liability, toxic tort, and wrongful death. He has significant experience defending nationally prominent equipment and product manufacturers, suppliers, contractors, and companies sued under premises liability theories. Syed regularly takes the lead chair at depositions of Plaintiffs and fact witnesses to best defend his clients’ interests. He has been actively involved in a national counsel role on behalf of a supplier in coordinating local and regional counsel throughout the country. He has participated in document and site inspections and utilized experts and investigators in preparing cases for trial.

Syed is a member of the Asian American Bar Association of New York. He has participated in judging Fordham’s Moot Court sponsored competitions.

He resides in Metuchen, New Jersey with his wife Karron.

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Publications

  • The Evolution of the New York City Asbestos Litigation and the Need for a New Case Management Order DRI- The Whisper: Volume 11, Issue 8 (2015).