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.
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.