Alan S. Ripka, Esq.
Mr. Ripka, a renowned trial attorney, is a senior partner of the firm. He is admitted to practice before the Courts of the State of New York. He holds various pro hac vice appointments, including in New Jersey, California, and Florida. He began his legal career[…]
Babu Uthaman is the Chief Financial Officer of Alan Ripka and Associates, LLP and has been with the firm over five years. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the States of New York and California. Mr. Uthaman is also an Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue […]
Andrey Demidov, Esq.
David J. Pretter, Esq.
Chad P. Ayoub, Esq.
Chad P. Ayoub joined Alan Ripka & Associates, LLP, as an associate attorney in 2017. Since joining the firm, Mr. Ayoub has devoted himself to zealously and passionately advocating on behalf of the firm’s seriously injured clients in a wide range of personal injury […]
Kenneth Zweig, Esq
Seth Michael Katz, Esq.
Darik Knutsen, IT Administrator, has over 10 years of professional IT experience. He took his first helpdesk job as a sophomore in college, at Northwestern University. After graduation, he became the sole help-desk provider for an anesthesiology department at a Chicago[…]
Carmen M. Rojas
Senior Manager & Paralegal
Carmen (Cookie) Rojas is a Senior Manager at Alan Ripka & Associates, LLP. She has over 24 years experience working alongside the Senior Partner, Alan Ripka, first as a receptionist and then as a paralegal for personal injury and medical malpractice. […]
Senior Manager & Paralegal
Wanda Rivera is a Senior Manager and Paralegal. Mrs. Rivera obtained her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies and is currently enrolled for her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Mrs. Rivera is a litigation paralegal who assists in all phases of litigation, from inception, through[…]
Jenny Rivera is a recent hire of Alan Ripka & Associates, LLP. In 2016, she began her career as a paralegal specializing in trial preparation. Her previous background consists of over 15 years in legal and administrative support. A graduate, bachelors degree in Social Sciences as well as a licensed Notary Public. […]
Dr. Steven Wilkins
Dr. Wilkins followed a successful career as a general surgeon specializing in critical care, trauma, laparoscopy, and pediatric surgery by becoming an attorney. His law practice has been limited to evaluation of potential medical malpractice cases and assisting plaintiff’s attorneys in determining how to proceed.[…]
Valentina Morozova obtained her law Degree from Russian State Social University in Moscow and Paralegal Certificate from Hunter College. In 2011 She began her career as a paralegal specializing in No-Fault cases. […]
Jazmine Rojas joined Alan Ripka & Associates, LLP as an Intern in the summer of 2018. She has obtained her bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from the College of Education at Old Dominion University with Cum Laude honors. Although she […]
Kateryna Demidova joined Alan Ripka & Associates in September 2020. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Demidova worked as a paralegal in a Matrimonial law firm in lower Manhattan. In her position as a paralegal, she works on all aspects of a personal injury matter […]
Graduate of St. John’s University with a Bachelors degree in Health Care Administration and a full time mom to 3 beautiful keep kids. In the past ten years she was a medical administrator in the Oncology medical center. She has gained so much experience, not only practical […]
Mary Familia has over 7 years of customer service experience, looking to start a new career in the legal field. She has been given an opportunity at Alan Ripka & Associates LLP to join the team as a file clerk and administrative assistant. She maintains the firm’s […]