Matrimonial & Family Law
- Hamline Univ. School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
- Macalester College, B.A.
- New York
- U.S. District Ct., SDNY
- U.S. District Ct., EDNY
Elizabeth Adinolfi Featured In NYSBA Elder and Special Needs Law Journal With Article Discussing New York Civil Procedure In Article 81 Guardianship Proceedings01/05/2024
https://nysba.org/chaos-in-the-courts-a-procedural-solution-to-rein-in-contested-article-81-cases/Elizabeth A. Adinolfi, Partner in Phillips Nizer’s Marital and Litigation Practices, specializing in Elder Law, was published in the New York State Bar Association’s Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, for the article, “Chaos in the Courts: A Procedural Solution to Rein in Contested Article 81 Cases”, December 2023. The article provides an in-depth review of guardianship procedure and the difficulties those bringing Article 81 guardianship proceeding face.
Thirteen Attorneys From Phillips Nizer Selected to the 2023 New York Super Lawyers List09/24/2023
Phillips Nizer LLP is pleased to announce that 13 lawyers have been selected to the 2023 New York Super Lawyers list. No more than five percent of the lawyers in New York are selected by Super Lawyers.
Elizabeth Adinolfi Participated as a Panelist at the Aspen Institute’s 2022 Artist-Endowed Foundation Leadership Forum’s Discussion on Guardianship and Conservatorships06/01/2022
Elizabeth Adinolfi participated as a panelist at the Aspen Institute’s 2022 Artist-Endowed Foundation Leadership Forum’s session, Closed Door Conversation: AEFs and Artists Diagnosed With Dementia: Ask the Experts Addressing Issues Relating to Guardianship and Conservatorships.
Federal Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against German Game Developer in Victory for Phillips Nizer04/11/2022
In a major and much-awaited victory for the video game industry, the Federal District Court for the Western District of Washington, in Seattle, dismissed all claims against our client InnoGames, the makers of the online multiplayer hit game Forge of Empires, and other defendants.
New York Law Journal: In NYSBA Program on Britney Spears Case and Guardianship Law, Veteran Lawyer Laments Misperceptions About the Work (July 22, 2021)07/22/2021
“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.”
Speaking Engagament - Litigator Elizabeth Adinolfi, chair of the Guardianship Practice, will highlight issues including Divorce and Capacity, Addressing Fraudulent and/or Abusive Marriages Where Spouse Lacks Capacity, Right of Election, and Medicaid and Issues for Unmarried Couples, at the New York State Bar Association CLE program, "The Marriage of Elder Law and Family Law" on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in New York City.04/26/2018
From the Program Brochure: "This program...will highlight the myriad of cross over topics that confront both family and elder law practitioners including the impact of marital status on Medicaid benefits, the use of spousal refusal and mutual consent divorce, long-term care planning for the unmarried elder couple, marital status changes, spousal obligations during divorce pendency and effects on long term care planning, Medicaid planning challenges created by a second marriage, and discussion of planning techniques related to the right of election for Medicaid recipients when a well spouse dies." | More information and registration here.
Media - The Hollywood Reporter (May 25, 2016) quotes Litigation and Matrimonial & Family Law counsel Elizabeth Adinolfi about the legal batte involving entertainment and media magnate Sumner Redstone, his removal of trustees from the Redstone Trust, including Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman, amidst his failing health and questions about his mental acuity, and the widely-reported rift between Dauman and Redstone's daughter, Shari Redstone.05/25/2016Read the article here.