Rickin Desai


Senior Counsel



Rickin is an experienced New York and New Jersey attorney that utilizes innovative approaches and strategies to each matter.

Rickin focuses on complex commercial litigation. He has successfully represented Fortune 500 Companies, construction companies, banks and alternative lenders, international suppliers, high tech companies, landlords, law firms, as well as medical and dental practices in a myriad of disputes, including Construction litigation, Debtor and Creditor's Rights, Breach of Contract, Real Estate litigation, Internal Business Disputes, and Landlord Tenant actions. In addition, Rickin has experience drafting various commercial agreements including Purchase Agreements, Ownership Agreements, Service Agreements, NDAs, and Lending Agreements.

Rickin obtained two Bachelor of Arts degrees from Rutgers University - New Brunswick and obtained a Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Rickin is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the State of New Jersey, the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, and the District of New Jersey.

Areas Of Practice

  • Construction Litigation
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Debtor's and Creditor's Rights
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Judgment Enforcement

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D.
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude

Past Positions

  • Zachter PLLC, Senior Associate
  • The Schutzer Group PLLC, Senior Associate

Practice Areas

Construction Law & Litigation

We possess an in-depth understanding of construction laws, procedures and contracts, and are equipped to resolve disputes involving code violations, public bidding issues and more.

Business Litigation

From breach of contract to shareholder, partner or third-party disputes, we help individuals find solutions to a wide range of business matters.

Real Estate Litigation

Our attorneys routinely resolve title disputes, land use, easement and property line conflicts, development issues and more.

Business Bankruptcy

When financial problems arise, we help business owners determine if bankruptcy is the best option, and if so, which form of bankruptcy is optimal.