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04/01/2019

Article - Collecting Biometric Information Just Became Riskier Under Illinois Law (Pratt's Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report, April 2019) authored by Patrick Burke and Alisha McCarthy | Read here

The authors Patrick J. Burke and Alisha L. McCarthy discuss a recent Illinois Supreme Court ruling, which is a boost to plaintiffs in Biometric Information Privacy Act lawsuits, and carries a cautionary note for companies that collect biometric information from consumers or employees in Illinois.

03/26/2019

CLE Program - Lauren Wachtler, co-chair of the Litigation Department, acts as "counsel" for the mock trial presentation, "Mammograms on Trial," during the 23rd Annual Ellen P. Hermanson Memorial Symposium on March 26, 2019. | Details & Registration

03/21/2019

Media - Ilene Jaroslaw, Co-Chair, White Collar Defense Practice and member of Phillips Nizer's College and University Integrity Initiative quoted in, "‘Full House’ to big house in college scheme? Experts differ," regarding the potential fate of those charged in the college admissions scandal. | Read here

Reference - Press Release: Phillips Nizer launches College and University Integrity Initiative: Ilene Jaroslaw and Bradley Simon, two veteran federal prosecutors, to assist universities and administrators in confronting and resolving admissions investigation issues | more

03/21/2019

Media - Fashion Practice Chair, Alan Behr, comments on allegations of copyright infringement and trade dress protection involving COOGI, the Australian fashion brand made famous by rapper Biggie Smalls/The Notorious B.I.G., against the Brooklyn Nets, the NBA, Nike Inc., among others. | Read here

03/20/2019

Press Release - Phillips Nizer launches College and University Integrity Initiative: Ilene Jaroslaw and Bradley Simon, two veteran federal prosecutors, to assist universities and administrators in confronting and resolving admissions investigation issues | Read here

03/13/2019

Media - Christian Hylton, co-chair of our Land Use & Government Relations Practice, addresses community concerns in an interview with NY1 regarding the development by one of our clients of two 39 story apartment buildings near the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. | Video

The city held a hearing on March 12, 2019, a first step in a Land Use Review to explore the environmental impact of the proposed development.