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Recent Updates

Regina Faul Co-Chairs NYCBA Employment Law Institute Conference

Regina Faul, Chair of Phillips Nizer's Employment & Labor Law practice, will co-chair The New York City Bar Association Employment Law Institute's annual conference, to be held on March 1, which will examine current trends, developments, and cutting-edge issues in employment and labor law.


Allen Brill Featured in Habitat Weekly With Article, “Renovation Responsibilities for Co-op and Condo Boards”

Allen Brill, Partner in Phillips Nizer’s Real Estate Practice, was featured in the January 18th issue of Habitat Weekly with the article, “Renovation Responsibilities for Co-op and Condo Boards”, discussing new strategies for boards in managing renovations.   


Mark Axinn Published in Habitat Weekly With Article, “Arrears in Co-op and Condo Communities”

Mark Axinn, Chair, Cooperative and Condominium Practice at Phillips Nizer, was published in Habitat Weekly’s December 28th issue with the article, “Arrears in Co-op and Condo Communities”, discussing steps co-op and condo boards can take to collect unpaid maintenance and common charges from shareholders or unit-owners.   


Elizabeth Adinolfi Featured In NYSBA Elder and Special Needs Law Journal With Article Discussing New York Civil Procedure In Article 81 Guardianship Proceedings A. Adinolfi, Partner in Phillips Nizer’s Marital and Litigation Practices, specializing in Elder Law, was published in the New York State Bar Association’s Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, for the article, “Chaos in the Courts: A Procedural Solution to Rein in Contested Article 81 Cases”, December 2023.  The article provides an in-depth review of guardianship procedure and the difficulties those bringing Article 81 guardianship proceeding face.


Partner Mark Axinn was recently quoted in a Habitat Magazine article, “Get Your Guard Up”

Mark Axinn, Chair, Cooperative and Condominium Practice at Phillips Nizer, was quoted in Habitat Magazine’s December 2023 issue for the article, “Get Your Guard Up”, discussing co-op and condo boards’ risk of cybersecurity attacks and how to minimize the risk of a breach in security. 


New York City Bans Discrimination Based on Height or Weight

Effective Wednesday, November 22, 2023, the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) has been amended to prohibit discrimination based on height or weight in employment, housing, and public accommodations.  New York City now joins the following seven jurisdictions that include height and weight as classifications protected from unlawful discrimination and harassment:
(1) Binghamton, New York; (2) San Francisco, California; (3) Santa Cruz, California; (4) Washington, D.C.; (5) Urbana, Illinois; (6) Madison, Wisconsin; and (7) the State of Michigan.  Similar legislation presently is pending in New York State, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Vermont.