Morristown-based law firm Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP is pleased to announce that NJBIZ has selected commercial litigation partner Bethany Abele as one of the 2017 Forty Under 40 winners. Only five attorneys in the state were included among this year’s 40 honorees, which include businesspeople from all industries across the state.
The Forty Under 40 awards program celebrates the state’s most accomplished young businessmen and women who have been making headlines in their field and who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and to the community. Abele and the 39 other winners will be honored during an awards reception and ceremony in September.
Abele focuses her practice on banking and title insurance litigation. She has represented title insurance companies and their insureds in a wide variety of actions, including coverage investigations, disputes between the insurance company and insured, and serving as retained counsel in matters concerning allegations of forgery, mortgage fraud schemes, priority disputes, boundary line disputes, and actions arising from alleged title defects.
Abele is a Trustee of the Morris County Bar Association and serves as the Co-Chair of the Morris County Bar Association Women Lawyers Committee. She is also a member of the Morris County Bar Association Financial Services Committee, the Civil Litigation Committee, and the Chancery Committee. Abele also serves on the Leadership Council of Morristown Medical Center’s Young Professionals Group, the Junior Society of Morristown Medical Center. She is also a member of the Lafayette College Alumni Interfraternity and Sorority Board and is an Alumni Admissions Representative for the College.
For over 130 years, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP has focused on providing high-quality legal services to the business community. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, the Firm has additional offices in Trenton and New York. Riker Danzig has earned a national reputation for expertise in trial and appellate litigation, insurance, commercial law and bankruptcy and, in addition, has highly-respected practices in products liability, environmental law, employment law, family practice, tax and trusts and estates, corporate law and mergers & acquisitions, governmental affairs, public utilities, real estate and intellectual property.