Phillips Nizer Expands Voting Rights in NYC11/08/2022
Today, the Special Term for Election Matters of New York State Supreme Court, New York County issued a decision in a petition brought pro bono publico by Phillips Nizer LLP on behalf of former Federal prisoners who were released to home confinement under the Federal “CARES Act”.
Phillips Nizer Represents Light Nation Media In Suit Against Dr. Oz Campaign11/07/2022
Light Nation Media LLC, a New Jersey consulting and fundraising firm, on Friday filed a lawsuit against Doctor Oz for Senate in New Jersey Federal court, alleging that Oz’s campaign breached a contract in order to gain access to a pool of American Jewish campaign donors without compensation.
Speaking Engagement - Alisha McCarthy, an associate in the Litigation Department co-presents on the panel, "Fusion Between Entertainment Law and Employment Law" at the Employment Law Institute 2019 on Wed., April 24, 2019. | Details04/24/2019
On Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the Employment Law Insitute 2019 conference, Alisha McCarthy and her co-panelist will discuss: the use of mandatory arbitration agreements in the entertainment industry, particularly in high profile cases; lack of diversity on arbitration panels; misclassification of employees as independent contractors; FLSA and overtime issues for on-air talent (exempt v. non-exempt); and unpaid wages in the fallout of the Fyre Festival.
Details and Registration here.
Accolade/Media - Eileen Millett named co-chair of New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Task Force to examine the impact of New York’s adoption of the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). The New York Law Journal quotes Eileen regarding the potential repercussions. | Read here (Subscription required)04/01/2019 | New York Law Journal
“If students are no longer taking NY practice, then we really have lost something of value,” said Millett, who added that knowledge of New York law is necessary for the state courts to remain a pre-eminent destination for settling international commercial transactions.
Millett, a partner at Phillips Nizer, added that the changing economics of the profession is also having an impact on the lack of preparation judges are encountering. With more students going to law school, the competition has intensified and some can’t find jobs in the kinds of firms that train beginning lawyers before sending them to court.
U.S. News-Best Lawyers® (2019)11/01/2018 | U.S. News - BestLawyers® (2019)
U.S. News - BestLawyers® recognized Phillips Nizer LLP as one of the nation's "Best Law Firms" for 2019. The annual rankings are presented in three tiers. A total of ten areas of the firm's practice were recognized nationally and in the New York City metropolitan area. The rankings were announced on November 1, 2018.
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