Samuele Riva

Senior Law Clerk


Law School

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center


Farmingdale State College (B.S. in Sport Management, 2013)

Samuele Riva is a law student at Touro Law Center. He is an Honors Program Scholar and a student co-director for the Legal Education Access Program, where he teaches first-year law students fundamental law school skills. He also serves as a writing coach for his law school, where he helps his fellow students to become more confident and capable academic writers. In the spring 2018, he completed a judicial externship with Honorable Joseph F. Bianco, a U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

Samuele is originally from Italy and moved to New York to earn his undergraduate degree. He is passionate about sports, especially soccer and basketball, and enjoys playing different golf courses around the world. In his spare time, he also works out, writes articles and practices guitar.

Blog Entries

  • 5 Legal tips to protect your business on Instagram

    Instagram has evolved from a mere personal space for posting pictures and videos into a massive platform that connects over 800 million monthly active users. Over the past five to ten years, many of these users have found ways to capitalize on the outreach that Instagram affords by starting businesses through the site itself.  From

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  • Non-competition clauses in employment agreements: Create a non-Coercive Environment

    Restrictive covenants limiting post-employment competition, commonly referred as “non-compete clauses”, have been a widely discussed topic in the legal field for many years.  Non-compete clauses have been extensively contested over their arguable unreasonableness in duration, scope and geography.  Now, though, New York has added a new wrinkle to the mix. In Integra Optics, Inc. v.

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