Melissa Ryan Reitberg joined the firm as an associate in 2018. Prior to joining the firm Melissa gained experience in corporate and business law and contracts. She focuses her practice on complex toxic tort matters and the defense of contractors in construction site accidents. She is a skilled litigator recognized for her ability to spot and attack weaknesses in opponents’ cases. She will track down every source, document, and expert to build the strongest possible defense. When tough decisions are required, Melissa's clients rely on her thorough investigation and detail oriented analysis of key issues. Melissa is also a published legal blogger.
Melissa earned her Bachelors of Arts degree in Dance and Finance in 2014 from Muhlenberg College, and her Juris Doctorate from Pace School of Law in 2017. She was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar in December 2017 and the New York State Bar in January, 2018. Melissa was admitted to the Eastern District of New York in 2021.