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Phillips Nizer Press Release

January 14, 2004
Contact: Vikki Grodner
(212) 841-0703

Michael S. Fischman Elected Contract Partner at Phillips Nizer LLP

NEW YORK -- Michael S. Fischman was elected as a contract partner at a partnership meeting held on January 12.  Mr. Fischman joined Phillips Nizer in 1988, and was recently an associate.

Mr. Fischman is a member of the Firm’s Litigation practice.  He has worked on federal and state court litigations, representing and advising clients ranging from Fortune 500 and publicly-traded companies involved in multi-state and international disputes, to smaller businesses in the world of fashion, computer technology and the jewelry industry.  In recent years, Mr. Fischman has concentrated his practice in the areas of intellectual property, licensing disputes, insurance coverage and general, complex commercial litigation.  He also has experience in the areas of litigation management and computer assisted litigation support in complex litigations.

Phillips Nizer LLP has been engaged in a wide-ranging practice of domestic and international law for over 75 years.  Established by world-renowned trial attorney Louis Nizer, the firm today consists of lawyers, well-respected and recognized in their fields.  The firm’s principal office is in New York City, with additional offices in Garden City, New York and Hackensack, New Jersey.