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New Jersey Lawyer: Title IX and The Continuing Fight for Gender Equity in Athletics (February 2021)

This article was originally published in the February 2021 issue of New Jersey Lawyer, a publication of the New Jersey Bar Association, and is reprinted with permission.

The right of every girl to have an equal opportunity to participate in sports—one of the many guarantees of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972—remains unfulfilled even as we enter 2021.  The fight for this right has been taken up over the past decades by numerous brave individuals and social justice organizations. Yet the law’s promise of equality remains out of reach for far too many talented and deserving girls, especially girls of color, including in New Jersey.


Legal Alert - Securities Law - SEC Adopts Amendments to Exchange Act Rule 15c2-11 - February 2021

On September 16, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC” or the “Commission”) adopted amendments to Rule 15c2-11 (the “Rule”) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), which governs the publication of quotations for securities in a quotation medium other than a national securities exchange, i.e., over-the-counter (“OTC”) securities. Among other matters, the amendments require information about issuers to be current and publicly available for broker-dealers to quote their securities in the OTC market; narrow reliance on certain exceptions from the Rule’s requirements, including the piggyback exception; add new exceptions for the quotations of securities that may be less susceptible to fraud and manipulation; and remove obsolete provisions.


Phillips Nizer Adds Matrimonial and Family Law Partner in New York and New Jersey 

New York, NY (February 8, 2021) – Phillips Nizer is pleased to announce that matrimonial and family law attorney Louis Gerber has joined the firm as a partner in their New York and New Jersey offices.


Legal Alert - Securities Law - SEC Adopts Amendments to Rules Governing Exemptions from Registration - January 2021

On November 2, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted a number of significant amendments to the rules under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), which govern the manner in which securities may be sold without registration under the Securities Act. The amendments will be effective commencing on March 15, 2021.


New York State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section awards Evan Spelfogel a Lifetime Achievement Award

The Labor and Employment Law Section of the New York State Bar Association has announced that Phillips Nizer LLP Senior Counsel Evan J. Spelfogel, has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.


In Defense of Constitutional Democracy

We are proud to partner with our colleagues at Crowell & Moring LLP in calling upon all law firm leaders and all lawyers in government to join in this call.