Environmental Litigator Stephen Riccardulli Joins Holland & Knight in New York
NEW YORK (March 30, 2021) – Holland & Knight welcomes Stephen Riccardulli as a partner in its New York office. Mr. Riccardulli has more than 20 years of experience representing clients in environmental, mass tort, product liability and complex commercial litigation matters.
Mr. Riccardulli has significant experience in complex litigation matters, including large multi-party mass tort, product liability and environmental cases. He has particular experience defending groundwater contamination, toxic tort, hazardous waste site and natural resource damage matters. In addition, Mr. Riccardulli has an active commercial litigation practice with clients in a number of business sectors, including the oil and gas, insurance, renewable energy and restaurant industries. He has represented these clients in litigations in various state and federal courts across the United States, as well as in actions, investigations and enforcement proceedings brought by state and federal authorities.
"Stephen is an accomplished courtroom lawyer and litigator with a record of wins across a range of disputes, including defective fuel products, groundwater contamination, commercial disputes and personal injury claims arising from claimed toxic torts," said John Toriello, leader of Holland & Knight's New York and Philadelphia Litigation Group. "He brings to our firm environmental and commercial work for an impressive roster of clients."
"Holland & Knight has a strong bench of environmental litigators with decades of experience navigating the complex and ever-changing landscape of environmental regulation and litigation," said Mr. Riccardulli. "I am thrilled to join this team and the commercial litigation practice in New York and Philadelphia."
Mr. Riccardulli received a J.D. degree from Pace University School of Law and a B.S. degree from Fordham University. Most recently, he was a partner with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney.