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  • 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.
     

  • Super Lawyers® (2018)
    09/13/2018

    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.

  • U.S. News - BestLawyers® (2019)
    08/15/2018

    Best Lawyers® recognized Alan Behr, Helene M. Freeman, Michael W. Galligan, Donald P. Perry, Evan J. Spelfogel, Lauren J. Wachtler, Martin B. Wasser and Elliot J. Wiener.

  • U.S. News - BestLawyers® (2018)
    11/01/2017

    U.S. News-Best Lawyers® announced on November 1, 2017, Phillips Nizer's recognition as one of the nation's "Best Law Firms" for 2018. The listing is presented in ranking tiers from 1 - 3. We ranked highly, Tier 1, nationally in Copyright Law, Trademark Law and Trusts & Estates Law. We were also ranked in the New York City Metropolitan listings.

  • Super Lawyers® (2017)
    09/20/2017

    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.  

  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers® (2017)
    11/01/2016

    U.S. News-Best Lawyers® announced Phillips Nizer was recognized as one of the "Best Law Firms" in the nation for 2017 ranking highly nationally in Trusts & Estates Law. The firm was also ranked in the New York City Metropolitan area in Trusts & Estates Law, Copyright Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property Litigation and Trademark Law. 

  • Super Lawyers® (2016)
    10/21/2016

    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.

  • U.S. News-BestLawyers® (2016)
    08/17/2015

    In an announcement on November 2nd by U.S. News-Best Lawyers®, Phillips Nizer was recognized as one of the 2016 "Best Law Firms" in the nation ranking highly nationally in Trusts & Estates Law, Copyright Law and Trademark Law. The firm was also ranked in the New York City Metropolitan area in Trusts & Estates Law, Copyright Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property Litigation and Trademark Law. 

  • U.S. News-Best Lawyers® (2015)
    11/03/2014

    2015 was another successful year for Phillips Nizer having been named as one of the “Best Law Firms” in the nation. As in previous years, the firm achieved high rankings in Trusts & Estates Law, Copyright and Trademark Law and Family Law, receiving a “Tier 1” ranking in Trusts and Estates Law and “Tier 2” and “Tier 3” rankings in Copyright and Trademark Law and Family Law, respectively.

  • ​Super Lawyers® (2014)
    10/01/2014

    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.

  • ​U.S News-Best Lawyers® (2014)
    10/01/2014

    The Firm was recognized as one of the nation's "Best Law Firms" for 2014 achieving First Tier National rankings in Trusts & Estates Law and Trademark Law, and a National Second Tier ranking in Copyright Law.  In addition, the Firm received Metropolitan — New York City rankings in the First, Second and Third tiers.

  • Super Lawyers® (2015)
    10/01/2014

    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® (2013)
    10/01/2013

    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".

  • ​U.S. News-Best Lawyers® (2013)
    10/01/2013

    For the second consecutive year, Phillips Nizer was honored as one of the nation's "Best Law Firms".  The Firm received high ranks the areas of Trusts & Estates Law, Trademark Law, Copyright Law and Family Law.

  • ​Fortune Magazine (2013)
    11/13/2012

    Phillips Nizer was recognized as an elite law firm by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® in the "2013 U.S. Top Ranked Law Firms" list published by Fortune. LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® is the 140-year old legal resource and directory of attorney profiles in the United States, Canada and over 160 other countries.  The "2013 U.S. Top Ranked Law Firms" list is a compilation of law firms that have achieved more than the required percentage of its attorneys rated as "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell.  Phillips Nizer was one of 106 firms selected in the State of New York and one of 57 firms selected in the City of New York.

  • Super Lawyers® (2012)
    09/21/2012

    Phillips Nizer was honored with the selection of twelve of its attorneys for the 2012 New York Super Lawyers – Metro edition. The attorneys were recognized across seven practice areas — Alternative Dispute Resolution, Entertainment Law, Environmental Law, Estate Planning & Probate Law, Family Law, General Litigation, and Real Estate Law.

  • U.S News-Best Lawyers® (2012)
    11/01/2011

    Phillips Nizer was recognized as a "Tier 2" law firm in the City of New York in Family Law and Trusts & Estates Law.  Law firms ranked on this list are presented in tiers and showcase firms nationwide in major legal practice areas.

  • ​Fortune Magazine (2012)
    11/01/2011

    Phillips Nizer was recognized in a first-of-its-kind joint efffort by Fortune magazine and Martindale-Hubbell®, as a "Top Ranked Law Firm" in the United States. Phillips Nizer was one of 27 firms selected in the City of New York and one of 53 firms selected in New York State.  The over 140-year old legal resource and directory, Martindale-Hubbell provides an opportunity for attorneys profiled to be rated based on the judgment of their peers (other attorneys outside their firms) and those within the judiciary.

  • ​Super Lawyers® (2011)
    09/26/2011

    Thirteen Phillips Nizer attorneys represented across seven distinct areas were recognized as 2011 "Super Lawyers". Super Lawyers®, a publication of Thomson Reuters, reviews nominations of attorneys across various legal practice areas.  Those ultimately selected as "Super Lawyers" were vetted through a process involving peer review and independent research by the publisher.