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Dara Aquila Govan

Dara Aquila Govan

Practice areas:

Litigation, Real Estate, Financial Markets and Services, Construction & Development, Land Use & Zoning

Dara Govan

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Land Use & Zoning: 20%
  2. Construction & Development: 20%
  3. Financial Markets and Services: 20%
  4. Real Estate: 20%
  5. Litigation: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • David Rodriguez Spevack

    I strongly endorse Dara Govan. Having known Ms Govan since 1998, I can say that I know her to be an intelligent, honest and compassionate individual with a commitment to the public good. During the opportunities that I have had to work with Ms Govan, I have found her to be conscientious and hard working. I have no reservations with recommending her, as her attention to detail and concern with generating excellent work product leave no doubt that she is a great asset.


    David Spevack Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Scott L Carlson

    Having had the privilege of working with Dara in the past, I can attest to her knowledge, legal skills, and commitment to her clients. Moreover, she is personable and energetic. I wholeheartedly endorse Dara.


    Scott Carlson State, Local And Municipal Law Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland Peretti LLP

1 Headquarters Plz
Morristown, NJ, 07960-3963



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
New Jersey Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
New Jersey Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Board Member of the YearNational Bar Ass'n, Young Lawyers Division2008

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Jersey State Bar Association, MiSecond Vice President2009 - Present
National Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMemberN/A
National Bar Association, Commercial Law SectionMemberN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
Rutgers Law Review"Hazing Out" the Membership Intake Process: Preserving the Integrity of the Pledge Process and Defending Against Hazing Liability2001

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Morgan State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1998

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Anatomy of Business Law Part 2: Non-Profit OrganizationsNonprofit Corporate Compliance2010