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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 Statement on Protest Rally

November 4, 2021:  Phillips Nizer Statement on Protest Rally from Managing Partner Marc A. Landis 


Phillips Nizer Family Law Alert: New York’s New Law on Pet Custody in Divorce Proceedings: Who Gets the Family Pet?  

On October 25, 2021, Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law a new statute, requiring that the “best interest” of a divorcing couple’s pet or companion animal be considered when awarding custody to a spouse, and applying many of the same factors considered in determining child custody. 


In Memoriam: Senior Counsel and Former Partner Stuart A. Summit

It is with great sadness that we honor the memory of our dear friend and retired partner, Stuart A. Summit.  


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.