Riker Danzig hires Akinde, Fleming as associates

Riker Danzig announced that Opeyemi Akinde and Pamela Fleming have joined the Morristown-based firm as associates.

Akinde is an associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group. Akinde is experienced in representing corporate clients in a variety of commercial litigation matters with an emphasis on breaches in contract and shareholder disputes. She is well-versed in the areas of employment law, intellectual property, and community associations.

She received her J.D. from Rutgers Law School in 2020. While in law school, she served as co-president of the Labor and Employment Law Society, was secretary of the Moot Court Board, and was a member of the National Trial Team. Upon graduation, Akinde was awarded the Myron Harkavy Prize for Most Promise as a Trial Lawyer.  She received a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences in 2017.

Following law school, she served as a law clerk for the Hon. Benjamin C. Telsey, assignment judge in the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Fleming is an associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Securities Litigation, Arbitration, Regulation and Investigations groups. Fleming is experienced in a range of litigation and regulatory matters. Her practice has focused on derivative matters, class action litigation, property matters and handling regulatory inquiries. Prior to joining Riker Danzig, Fleming worked at a global financial services company in its Litigation and Investigations groups.

Fleming received her J.D. in 2020 from Seton Hall University School of Law, graduated with an A.S. in paralegal studies from Rowan College at Burlington County in 2006 and graduated with a B.S. in marketing in 1992 from Rutgers School of Business.