As we get closer to 2024, employers should consider a review of employment practices and rules for the new year. This is especially so given the National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB”) decision this year in Stericycle, Inc., 372 NLRB 113 (2023). In Stericycle, the NLRB laid out a new legal standard for the evaluation of work rules, adopting a case-by-case review. Stericycle overrules the categorical approach contained in The Boeing Co., 365 NLRB 154 (2017) and revises the standard in Lutheran Heritage Village-Livonia, 343 NLRB 646 (2004), presenting a change to a more employee-friendly approach to the evaluation of work rules.
Phillips Nizer litigation partner, Helene M. Freeman participated on a panel, “Blurred Lines – Five Years Down The Line” discussing copyright infringement in music, hosted by the New York Chapter of The Copyright Society, on November 1.
In early September, the Phillips Nizer real estate team, assisted by the corporate practice, closed the sale of 16 multi-family and mixed-use residential properties in the Inwood and Washington Heights neighborhoods of Manhattan on behalf of our client LJJ Funds. Partners Marc Landis and Brian Brodrick and associates David Rosenberg and Lauren Abecassis staffed the transaction, which was covered by The Real Deal. To read the article click here. Access requires subscription.
Phillips Nizer partners Christopher Aldridge and Marc Landis represented Seabury Capital in negotiating a lease on the 53rd Floor of Carnegie Tower, at 152 West 57th Street. To read the Commercial Observer’s coverage of the lease signing, click here.
Phillips Nizer partners Thomas Fuerth and Marc Landis, assisted by associate David Rosenberg, acted as special counsel to the Battery Park City Authority in connection with the issuance of its 2023 senior revenue sustainability bonds, providing for ongoing infrastructure and other capital improvements in Battery Park City.
Allen Brill Interviewed by Habitat Magazine for Article on Trends in Shifting Cost Responsibility When Renovating a Co-op Apartment
Phillips Nizer real estate partner, Allen Brill, was interviewed by Habitat Magazine, for the article, “Shifting the Burden,” discussing trends in boards shifting the cost burden onto the shareholder when renovating a co-op apartment, published in their November 2023 issue.