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Phillips Nizer delivers sophisticated legal services at cost-effective rates, giving our clients peace of mind by fiercely safeguarding and promoting their interests at every turn.

Recent Updates

Phillips Nizer Adds Trademark & Copyright Partner Charles LaPolla

Phillips Nizer LLP is pleased to announce that Charles P. LaPolla, a leading trademark and copyright attorney, has joined the firm as a partner in its New York office.


New York Law Journal Fashion Law Special Report: "The Long, Slow Road to Protecting Fashions by Copyright," by Alan Behr 


Ten Phillips Nizer Attorneys Recognized in the 2022 Edition of the Best Lawyers in America© including Lawyer of the Year, Helene M. Freeman

Best Lawyers® recognized Alan Behr, Jan L. Bernstein, Helene M. Freeman (Copyright Lawyer of the Year), Michael W. Galligan, Marc A. Landis, Donald P. Perry, Jeffrey Q. Smith, Evan J. Spelfogel, Martin B. Wasser and Elliot J. Wiener. 


PN Labor Alert - Important Reminder for Employers - Compliance Deadline for NY HERO Act is August 5, 2021

NYS DOL has provided guidance to employers on the immediate requirements for compliance with the NY HERO Act, as previously covered in our last alert.  By August 5, 2021, employers must have adopted airborne infectious disease exposure plans.  Employers face a $50 per day penalty in place for failure timely to adopt a plan.  Employers can create a plan following NYSDOL standards or use a Model Plan created by the NYSDOL.


Phillips Nizer Intellectual Property Chair Appointed to Copyright Claims Board

Phillips Nizer LLP congratulates Intellectual Property Practice Group Chair Monica McCabe, who has been named by the Librarian of Congress as one of the first three copyright claims officers on the newly established Copyright Claims Board.


Chambers and Partners has again recognized Phillips Nizer Partner Michael W. Galligan as a leader in New York: High Net Worth Private Wealth Law. 

Chambers and Partners has again recognized Michael W. Galligan as a leader in New York: High Net Worth/Private Wealth Law.