R. Michael Riecken

R. Michael Riecken


R. Michael Riecken is an Associate in the Sills Cummis & Gross Litigation and Product Liability Practice Groups. Mr. Riecken focuses his practice on the defense of manufacturers in products liability litigation, with an emphasis on pharmaceutical, medical device, and consumer product matters. He has experience litigating a variety of complex matters in both state and federal courts, including multidistrict and multicounty litigation. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Riecken was a key member of several successful trial teams. In one products liability bellwether trial, Mr. Riecken had a significant role in preparing the direct and cross examination of fact and expert witnesses, Daubert motions, trial briefs, and motions in limine, and helped secure a substantial verdict for his client.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Riecken served as a law clerk for the Honorable Karen M. Williams in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and as a law clerk for the Honorable Joseph L. Yannotti in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. He also worked as an associate attorney at a nationally recognized complex civil litigation boutique.

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U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey