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Melissa Ryan Reitberg

Melissa Ryan Reitberg joined Meirowitz & Wasserberg, LLP as a toxic exposure and personal injury attorney in New York City and the greater New York and New Jersey area.

Melissa started her legal career advocating for and supporting small business owners and artists to pursue their dreams, prior to joining a well-respected New York City based litigation firm, where she worked on asbestos, toxic tort, environmental liability cases, products liability, personal injury, and complex New York Labor Law and construction accident cases, largely on the defense side. The experience of working on both sides of the bar and in corporate transactional law, gives Melissa a unique perspective and a well-rounded vision for her practice. Melissa is known for her unmatched personality, limitless energy, and is recognized by her peers for her willingness to go the extra mile whenever needed. Melissa leaves no stone unturned when preparing and working up a case. Melissa’s clients rely on her thorough investigation and detail-oriented analysis of key issues. She is also a published legal blogger and legal journal contributor.

Melissa is a former professional dance performer, theatre artist, model, and circus artist. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Muhlenberg College, where she pursued a double major in finance and dance; and a Juris Doctorate from Elizabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, which has been consistently ranked number one for its Environmental Law program.