Mr. Navarino has been named as one of the NJBIZ Forty Under 40 recipients for 2016. The Forty Under 40 awards program celebrates the state’s most accomplished young businessmen and women who have been making headlines in their field and who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and to the community. In 2015, Mr. Navarino was named a “New Leader of the Bar” by the New Jersey Law Journal. A high honor, the Law Journal selects for this recognition attorneys in their second decade of practice whose achievements in the workplace and public service involvement distinguish them from their peers. Thomson Reuters has included Mr. Navarino on its Super Lawyers “Rising Star” list since 2014.
Mr. Navarino received his J.D. degree from Yale Law School in 2007, where he was Senior Editor of the Yale Law Journal and Director of the Community and Economic Development Clinic and its Small Business Legal Services program. He received his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in 2004. He completed his LL.M. degree inTax Law at NewYork University School of Law in May 2013.
Mr.Navarino was elected 1st Vice Chair of theTax Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association in 2017. He has been named Chair of the International Taxation Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Taxation Law Section. His committee will study and provide information on developments in International Tax Law. Mr. Navarino is also a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Attorney Malpractice Insurance, and is President of the New York Future Problem Solving Program, Inc. as well as Secretary of the Future Problem Solving Program of New Jersey, Inc. Mr. Navarino serves as a Trustee of the Valentine Center for Multiple Disabilities, Inc., and is a member of the Legal,Wealth and Tax Advisory Committee of the Community Foundation of New Jersey.
Mr. Navarino served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Barry T. Albin, Supreme Court of New Jersey. Prior to joining Riker Danzig, he was an associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York, and is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York.