On October 27, 2010, Ramon E. Rivera was recognized for his contributions to the economic development accomplishments in the City of Newark at the 2010 Recognize Newark Reception. Recognize Newark highlights the positive progress of stakeholders and companies that Brick City Development Corporation (BCDC) has funded and/or assisted, and the partners that aid in spurring economic development in the City of Newark.

BCDC is the primary economic development catalyst for Newark and was organized to retain, attract, and grow businesses; enhance small and minority business capacity; and spur real estate development within the city. BCDC initiates and executes economic development activities to produce and sustain economic growth, generate jobs and create wealth for the citizens of Newark.

Mr. Rivera is a Partner with the firm and practices in the firm's Labor and Employment Law Group.