Meet Michael D. Ritigstein

Collaborative Attorney Who Works Directly With Clients
Comprehensive and Effective Legal Strategies
High Quality Results
Long-term Success for Clients

Michael D. Ritigstein

Michael Ritigstein is a Founding Partner of the firm concentrating his efforts in supporting the firm's litigation, corporate and estate matters. Mr. Ritigstein graduated from the University of Delaware in 1996 and Seton Hall University School of Law in 2000. In 2007 he received a Masters of Law in Taxation with a concentration in Estate Planning, from Temple University's Beasley School of Law.

After receiving his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University, Michael worked as in-house counsel for a music licensing company where he was responsible for negotiating and preparing licensing agreements between his employer and international record labels.

Following his position as in-house counsel he decided he wanted court room experience, Michael worked as litigation associate for a mid-sized New York City firm in their Red Bank, NJ office where he frequently appeared in the court room representing defendants in civil litigation matters. He continued his career working for a large Philadelphia law firm where he defended domestic and international auto manufacturers in commercial and products liability matters. As a result, Michael has first hand knowledge about strategic problem solving for business.

Mr. Ritigstein is a member of the New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania bars and the Camden County Bar Association. He is a resident of Cherry Hill, NJ where he and his wife Stephanie live with their three boys. In his spare time, he coaches his sons' sports teams and volunteers with the Jewish Relief Association (JRA).

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey


  • Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • LL.M. - 2007
    • Major: Taxation, concentration in Estate Planning
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 2000
  • University of Delaware
    • 1996

Honors and Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2010 – 2014
  • Honorary Certification for Superior Work on Appeal, Auto Manufacturer Nissan
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers
  • AVVO Superb Rating – 9.7 out of 10

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Bar, Member
  • Camden County Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court, New Jersey
Probate + Estate Law

Attorney Michael D. Ritigstein has over 17 years of courtroom experience and a long history of estate litigation results. He represents clients in estate litigation cases, and can quickly understand the strengths and weaknesses of the opposition’s case. Mike has a Master of Law degree in taxation and a thorough understanding of estate planning and administration. He will work to obtain an efficient resolution for your case.

Probate & Estate Administration

  • NJ Probate Process
    NJ Estate Administration

Estate Litigation

Estate Planning

Commercial Litigation + Business Law

Businesses of all sizes experience many complex legal issues. Trying to manage your own legal compliance, contract creation and review can feel like a full-time job. At Ritigstein Law, we help clients overcome legal problems and assist with starting, managing and growing their businesses. We will be your trusted legal partner, to anticipate legal issues that may arise and help craft efficient solutions.

Commercial Litigation

  • Contract Disputes
    Partnership Disputes
    Restrictive Covenant Disputes
    Employment Disputes

Business Law


Attorney Mike took our call & agreed to meet with us for a free consultation. During our meeting he was very thorough in explaining the legal process, approach, cost, and time needed for our case. His fee was very reasonable. I would definitely recommend him to others. You certainly will not regret it should you decide to use his services.
— R. Maraj