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George  R. Fearon


Intellectual Property
Appellate Practice
Contractual Disputes
Partnership Disputes


  • ​Brooklyn Law School, JD
  • Hofstra University, BA


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, SDNY
  • U.S. District Court, EDNY
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Cir.
George R. Fearon
Tel: (212) 841-0571
Fax: (212) 841-0588
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  • Seventeen Phillips Nizer Attorneys are named to New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    We are proud to congratulate our selected attorneys.

  • Super Lawyers® (2018)

    Seventeen Phillips Nizer attorneys were announced on September 13, 2018 as selected for inclusion on the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Attorneys represented a cross-section of several practice areas and industry teams.

  • Super Lawyers® (2017)

    It was announced on September 20, 2017, that sixteen Phillips Nizer attorneys were selected for inclusion on the 2017 Super Lawyers list. Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking, Business Litigation, Entertainment, Intellectual Property, and Trusts & Estates practices were represented.  

  • Media - The successful representation on behalf of our client, the legendary British rock band Led Zeppelin (Skidmore v. Led Zeppelin), in one of the most high-profile copyright cases in recent years, lands on Law360’s list of the “Top 10 Copyright Rulings Of 2016” published on December 21, 2016.

    The case is number 5 on the list.  We were extremely pleased – and so was the band – with our victory this year thanks to our litigation and entertainment law partner Helene Freeman. Through our entertainment law partner, George Fearon, we have proudly represented Led Zeppelin for over 40 years. | View the "Top 10".

  • Super Lawyers® (2016)

    On September 21, 2016 it was announced by Super Lawyers® that twenty-three Phillips Nizer attorney were selected for inclusion on the 2016 Super Lawyers and 'Rising Stars' lists.  This is the second consecutive year the firm has had twenty-three lawyers recognized.

  • Super Lawyers® (2015)

    Phillips Nizer was honored to announce that twenty-three of its attorneys were recognized as 2015 Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars. Attorneys who were recognized represented over a dozen practice areas. The annual Super Lawyers® lists are a result of confidential peer review and independent research.

  • ​Super Lawyers® (2014)

    In an announcement on September 23, 2014, twenty-six Phillips Nizer attorneys were recognized on the Metro New York 2014 Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars lists. Twenty-two partners, senior counsel and counsel were selected as Super Lawyers.  Four counsel and associates were selected as Rising Stars.  The 2014 selections crossed all major practice groups.  The annual Super Lawyers® lists are a result of confidential peer review and independent research.

  • Super Lawyers® (2013)

    Nineteen Phillips Nizer attorneys were selected by Super Lawyers® and recognized in the 2013 New York Super Lawyers - Metro Edition publication.  As was the case in 2012, attorneys selected represented several practice areas. The Firm achieved a significant increase in the number of honorees, including one recognized as a "Rising Star".  Each year, attorneys are nominated across various legal practices and vetted through a process of confidential peer review. Independent research by the publisher is an important component before one can be selected as a "Super Lawyer".