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Phillips Nizer Attorneys Recognized in the 2019 Edition of the Best Lawyers in America©

Best Lawyers® recognized Alan Behr, Jan L. Bernstein, Helene M. Freeman, Michael W. Galligan, Marc A. Landis, Donald P. Perry, Jeffrey Q. Smith, Evan J. Spelfogel, Martin B. Wasser and Elliot J. Wiener.  Alisha L. McCarthy was recognized as "One to Watch."


Phillips Nizer Partner Scott Piekarsky is quoted in New Jersey Law Journal: Why Gov. Murphy's Smoking Ban Lift on AC Casinos Went up in Smoke


Intellectual Property Partner Helene Freeman is named a 2020 Top Music Lawyer by Billboard Magazine


Lawsuit filed against US Figure Skating and former Olympic figure skating coach over sexual misconduct allegations

A former competitive figure skater and member of Team USA has filed a $10 million lawsuit under New York State’s Child Victims Act, against the United States Figure Skating, the Professional Skaters Association, the Buffalo Skating Club, and Olympic figure skating coach Richard Callaghan over allegations of sexual misconduct.


Sports Chair Ed Schauder is quoted in Law360: Washington NFL Name Change Puts Focus On Other Teams

Law360 (July 14, 2020, 12:08 AM EDT) -- The Washington, D.C., NFL team is dropping the Redskins name and logo after years of resistance to pressure from Native Americans and others who say they are racist, a move that experts say signals a growing societal push to remove Native American names and imagery from sports even as legal efforts to do so have fallen short.


Managing Partner Marc Landis is interviewed by Commercial Observer: Leases are Getting Shorter and Rents are Dropping with U.S. Office Market in Turmoil (July 17, 2020)

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the United States office market to a near halt, and the path to recovery is as uncertain as ever, experts say. “I believe the second theory has gone a lot further than the first theory at the moment,” he said. “That is a function not only of employer considerations — feeling they need less space and would like to spend less when times are tough — but also the employees who prefer operating remotely more often than not. There are people who have cabin fever or would like to be able to function without kids underfoot, but a lot of people are functioning well.”