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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
07/30/2021

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.

07/26/2021

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.

07/26/2021

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. 

07/22/2021

New York Law Journal: In NYSBA Program on Britney Spears Case and Guardianship Law, Veteran Lawyer Laments Misperceptions About the Work (July 22, 2021) 

“We are a practice that really I think the public doesn’t have confidence in what we do,” said Elizabeth Adinolfi, a Manhattan-based partner at Phillips Nizer, who led the program. “We have decided privacy rights outweigh the public knowing.”

07/08/2021

Good News for Co-ops and Condos: Sponsors Are Selling, as seen in Habitat Magazine (July 8, 2021) By: Mark N. Axinn, Phillips Nizer LLP Condominium and Cooperative Law Chair

After decades of fighting their sponsors, New York City co-ops and condominiums may finally be catching a break. Almost 20 years have passed since the state’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, decided the landmark Jennifer Realty case, holding that co-op apartment corporations may sue their sponsor-developers for breach of an implied promise to sell their unsold shares in the corporation. Despite the ruling, most owners of unsold apartments continued to rent rather than sell their unsold units, especially when the rental market remained strong.

06/24/2021

Partner Elizabeth Adinofli is featured in CNN article: Conservatorships explained: What they are and who they're supposed to help