Nicoletti Gonson Spinner

Valerie Rivera

HeadshotValerie Rivera practices civil litigation for both plaintiffs and defense. During law school, Ms. Rivera received the Excellence in Clinical Work Award and was both Vice President and Secretary of the Latin American Law Students Association. She also had an externship in the Public Defender’s Office. Ms. Rivera is fluent in Spanish.


  • B.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 1991
  • J.D., Quinnipiac University School of Law. 2000


  • New York State Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


  • Bronx Bar Association