Niko J. Rydelek

Associate, Environmental

Mr. Rydelek most recently completed a clerkship for the Honorable Michael A. Hammer, U.S.M.J., at the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, where he was responsible for performing legal research and editing draft opinions and orders on federal matters. Before his clerkship, he was an associate in private practice, where he drafted pleadings, motions, and a variety of memoranda concerning issues of criminal and civil law.

Credentials

Education

Villanova University School of Law (J.D.)

  • Recipient, Dean’s Merit Scholarship
  • Recipient, Thomas S. Forkin Memorial Scholarship

Saint Joseph’s University (B.A., cum laude)

  • Dean’s List

Professional Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Professional Activities

New Jersey Bar Association

New York Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Judicial clerk to the Honorable Michael A. Hammer, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, September 2018 – September 2019

Judicial clerk to the Honorable Kevin M. Shanahan, Superior Court of New Jersey, Somerville, NJ, August 2016 – August 2017

Judicial extern to the Honorable Michael B. Kaplan, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, September – November 2014

Judicial intern to the Honorable Novalyn L. Winfield, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, June – August 2014

Legal Employment

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP, 2017-2018