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Phillips Nizer Press Release

July 7, 2014

Stacy Salmon
(212) 977-9700

Phillips Nizer Elects Marc A. Landis as Managing Partner
Transactional Lawyer Represents Next Generation of Leadership

New York, NY – Phillips Nizer LLP is pleased to announce the election of Marc A. Landis as its new managing partner, succeeding Perry S. Galler, who served for over 20 years.  Landis, 51, will be the first transactional lawyer to serve as the firm’s managing partner and only the second managing partner since the firm was led by its legendary founder Louis Nizer.

Landis commented, “The attorneys of Phillips Nizer consistently provide outstanding, cost-effective legal guidance to our clients, from entrepreneurs and mid-market businesses to publicly-traded corporations, all built around the principle of Resourceful Representation®.  I am excited about the opportunity to lead our firm as we continue to contribute toward our clients’ future successes.”  His term as managing partner of Phillips Nizer commenced on July 1, 2014.

Landis chairs the firm’s real estate department and is active in the firm’s fashion and entertainment law practices.  He serves as general counsel to an acclaimed luxury fashion brand, and maintains a diverse real estate and corporate transactional practice.

Landis graduated from Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and earned a masters’ degree in tax law from New York University.  He has a long history of civic and governmental involvement, and has been honored for his pro bono work by Manhattan Legal Services, Legal Services of New York and the New York State Bar Association.

About Phillips Nizer LLP:
Phillips Nizer, founded in 1926, represents domestic and international clients in business, finance and real estate transactions, intellectual property matters, commercial litigation and tax and estate planning, with a particular focus on the entertainment, fashion, real estate and technology industries.

Established by world-renowned trial attorney Louis Nizer, Phillips Nizer’s principal office is in Manhattan, with additional offices in Garden City and East Hampton, Long Island, and Hackensack, New Jersey.  To learn more about Phillips Nizer LLP, visit: