Zachary I. Riyaz



Providing Legal Guidance Through Difficult Times

Admitted: 2003

Education: New York Law School, Albany Law School, J.D. Member:

Member: Suffolk County and New York State Bar Associations


Zachary I. Riyaz was raised on Long Island. He graduated from Sachem High School and earned his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Thereafter, Mr. Riyaz attended Albany Law School of Union University, where he was editor of the Environmental Outlook Journal. Furthermore, Mr. Riyaz received his Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A) from the Johnson School of Business at Cornell University. Mr. Riyaz has devoted his practice to commercial litigation, matrimonial and family law on Long Island, representing business owners, executives, teachers, police officers, doctors, attorneys, homemakers, union members, and firefighters. Mr. Riyaz has succeeded in obtaining favorable results for his many clients over the years. Mr. Riyaz is well known among judges and fellow attorneys as a knowledgeable, skillful and compassionate advocate. Mr. Riyaz has been practicing for over 18 years and over a 1,000 cases worth of experience.


A Word From Zachary

I have focused on matrimonial and family law for nearly the entirety of my career and in that field, there is very little that I have not experienced.  Divorce is most often traumatic and can lead even the most rational person to make impulsive, ill-advised and emotional decisions.  In the absence of forethought, damaging and irreparable decisions can be made.  Accordingly, based upon my various experiences in the area of divorce and family law, I have developed a seven-point plan to serve as a default organizational tool.  I believe that by employing this type of resource, common mistakes can be avoided and immediate issues that arise when contemplating divorce can be addressed systematically.  Thus, when a problem arises, a solution is readily at hand.