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3/1/17 New York Law Firm Phillips Nizer Deepens Real Estate Practice With Two Attorneys: Jay H. Kim joins the firm as a partner; Jillian K. Markowitz joins as an associate

2/14/17 Phillips Nizer Elects New Partners and Counsel: Elizabeth A. Adinolfi and Athena M. Mihalos have been elected to the partnership; Kathryn T. Lundy and Florian von Eyb have been elected as counsel

12/9/16 Phillips Nizer Mourns the Passing of its Esteemed Partner, George Berger

11/1/16 New York Law Firm Phillips Nizer Earns "Best Law Firms" Rankings in the 2017 Edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers®: The firm achieved national recognition in the areas of Copyright Law, Trademark Law and Trusts & Estates Law

11/1/16 New York Law Firm Phillips Nizer Adds Dispute Resolution and Commercial Litigator Julian Perlman to its Litigation Practice

9/21/16 Twenty-Three Phillips Nizer Attorneys Named to the 2016 Super Lawyers® Metro New York and 'Rising Stars' List: Attorneys selected represent a dozen practice areas and industry teams

8/15/16 Phillips Nizer Attorneys Recognized in the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America©: Partners Alan Behr, Helene M. Freeman, Donald P. Perry, Michael W. Galligan and Elliot J. Wiener recognized as Best Lawyers®

3/23/16 Monica McCabe Joins Legendary Phillips Nizer Intellectual Property, Entertainment Law Practice

2/11/16 Sonya Pierre Joins Legendary Phillips Nizer Entertainment Law Practice: She will counsel music, film, television and sports clients

1/27/16 Veteran Bankruptcy and Restructuring Litigator Jared Clark Joins Phillips Nizer in New York: Clark handled high-profile matters in the Detroit bankruptcy; second lateral partner from Bingham McCutchen to join Phillips Nizer.

11/2/15 New York Law Firm Phillips Nizer Recognized as One of the "Best Law Firms" in the Nation: Received high ranks for Trusts & Estates Law, Copyright Law and Trademark Law for 2016 by U.S. News-Best Lawyers®

9/18/15 New York Law Firm Phillips Nizer Adds Transactional Attorney, Courtney L. Birnbaum, To Its Roster: Ms. Birnbaum joins the Corporate & Business Law and Real Estate Law Practices

9/16/15 Twenty Phillips Nizer Attorneys Named to the 2015 Super Lawyers Metro New York List: Three attorneys also selected as 2015 New York Metro "Rising Stars"

8/17/15 Phillips Nizer Attorneys Recognized in the 2016 Edition of the Best Lawyers in America: Partners Alan Behr, Donald P. Perry, Michael W. Galligan and Elliot J. Wiener honored as the nation's Best Lawyers

3/2/15 New York Law Firm Phillips Nizer Adds Commercial Litigator Mark M. Elliott To Its Litigation Department: The veteran litigator and counsel to the financial services industry joins as a partner

2/23/15 Phillips Nizer Administrative Partner, Perry S. Galler, Lauded As One of the Nation's Client Service All-Stars By The BTI Consulting Group

11/3/14 Phillips Nizer Recognized As One of The Nation's Best Law Firms: Received High Ranks for Trusts & Estates Law, Copyright and Trademark Law and Family Law on the 2015 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” listing

9/29/14 Twenty-Two Phillips Nizer Attorneys Named to the 2014 Super Lawyers Metro New York List: Four Attorneys Also Selected As 2014 New York Metro Rising Stars, Increasing the Firm's Total Count of Recognized Attorneys to Twenty-Five

8/25/14 Five Phillips Nizer Attorneys Recognized in the 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America: Alan Behr, Donald P. Perry, Michael W. Galligan, Elliot J. Wiener and Howard Bindelglass honored as the nation’s Best Lawyers

7/7/14 Phillips Nizer Elects Marc A. Landis as Managing Partner: Transactional Lawyer Represents Next Generation of Leadership

11/1/13 New York Law Firm Phillips Nizer LLP Ranked by U.S. News--Best Lawyers As One of the Nation's "Best Law Firms" in 2014

9/13/13 Phillips Nizer Attorneys Recognized As 2013 "Super Lawyers": List of honorees selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers - Metro Edition Rises

8/28/13 Five Phillips Nizer Attorneys Recognized as "Best Lawyers in America" in the 2014 Edition of "Best Lawyers": Alan Behr, Donald P. Perry, Michael W. Galligan, Howard Bindelglass and Elliot J. Wiener continue to be highly recommended by their peers

8/6/13 Regina E. Faul Joins the Labor & Employment Law and Litigation Practice Groups at Phillips Nizer as a Partner

7/24/13 Phillips Nizer Elects Carl D. LeSueur to Counsel: Mr. LeSueur is a real estate litigator

5/9/13 Noreen P. Healey, Former New York State Liquor Authority Commissioner, Joins the Law Firm of Phillips Nizer as Counsel: Ms. Healey will be a member of the Real Estate and Restaurant, Food Service & Hospitality Law Groups

4/25/13 Phillips Nizer Elects Matrimonial & Family Law Attorney, Athena M. Mihalos, to Counsel: Ms. Mihalos joined the Matrimonial & Family Law Practice in 2008

2/14/13 Phillips Nizer Prevails Against Everlast World Boxing Headquarters Corporation and Everlast Worldwide, Inc. on Behalf of Licensing Agent

12/3/12 Phillips Nizer Wins Major Jury Verdict on Behalf of Client in Case That Hinged on Social Media: Jury orders defendant to pay Phillips Nizer client $1 Million reward for the discovery of stolen laptop

11/13/12 Phillips Nizer Achieves Stellar Recognition in the 2013 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers

11/13/12 Phillips Nizer Recognized as a "Top Ranked Law Firm" By Fortune Magazine for the Second Consecutive Year

9/21/12 Phillips Nizer Attorneys Recognized as 2012 'Super Lawyers': Lawyers selected for the publication's New York Metro and Business editions

7/9/12 Little Fresh Pond Association Officers of Southampton, New York, Secure Summary Victory Against Jay Jacobs: The law firm of Phillips Nizer LLP represented the victorious defendants

6/7/12 Phillips Nizer Opens Law Office in East Hampton, New York: Andrew E. Goldstein, East Hampton resident and Phillips Nizer Senior Counsel, spearheads venture

4/18/12 Phillips Nizer Adds Alan Behr, Intellectual Property Law, Fashion and Technology Attorney, to the Corporate & Business Law Department

3/19/12 Monika Jain Joins Trusts & Estates and Tax Departments at New York Law Firm Phillips Nizer: Ms. Jain, a lifetime giving and estate planning practitioner, joins as Counsel, becoming the most recent addition to the Firm in 2012

1/23/12 Phillips Nizer Announce Promotions in the Trusts & Estates/Tax Departments and Corporate & Business Law Department: Jeffrey Deutsch and Christopher J. Kula Elected to Counsel

12/19/11 Phillips Nizer Mourns the Passing of Their Esteemed Partner, Sheldon "Shelly" Rudoff: Rudoff joined the New York law firm's Corporate Department in 2008

11/1/11 Phillips Nizer Recognized As One of the "2012 Top Ranked Law Firms" by Fortune Magazine

11/1/11 New York Law Firm Phillips Nizer LLP Recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

9/26/11 Thirteen Phillips Nizer Attorneys Selected as 2011 'Super Lawyers': Attorneys represented across seven distinct areas

9/5/11 Press Release - Four Phillips Nizer Attorneys Selected as the Nation's Best Lawyers

8/16/11 Phillips Nizer Responds to New York State Supreme Court Ruling: Firm disappointed and disagrees with ruling allowing charter elementary school to relocate within a high school education complex on the Upper West Side of New York City

7/25/11 Phillips Nizer Expands Litigation Practice with Three Attorneys: David A. Pellegrino Joins As A Partner in the New York City Office; Two Associates Also Join the Department in the New York City and Hackensack Offices

5/13/11 NYS State Supreme Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order in Brandeis High School Co-Location Litigation

4/11/11 Phillips Nizer Represents Parents and Students in Fight Against NYC Department of Education Relocation Proposal of Charter Elementary School in Upper West Side High School Building

3/21/11 New York Law Firm Phillips Nizer Selected to Join The International Alliance of Law Firms: The mid-sized law firm with two offices in New York and one in New Jersey will be the Alliance's representative for the New York Metropolitan Area

2/1/11 Appeals Court Extends Artists' Right to Display and Sell in New York City's Parks: Phillips Nizer LLP persuades appeals court to continue injunction against new rules

12/17/10 Artists Keep Right to Display and Sell in NYC's Parks: Phillips Nizer LLP persuades appeals court to enjoin enforcement of new rules

9/17/10 Appeals Court Rejects City's Second Attempt to Vacate Temporary Restraining Order and Re-Impose Restrictions on Artists in Public Parks: Hearing on artists' motion for a preliminary injunction continues on September 20; TRO remains in effect

9/14/10 Court Orders New York City to Produce Assistant Parks Commissioner to Testify At Hearing to Halt Enforcement of New Rules Restricting Artists in Parks: Court orders hearing to continue on Wednesday, September 15; TRO remains in effect

8/27/10 Bloomberg, Benepe, Parks Department and City Slapped with Temporary Restraining Order

6/28/10 Helene M. Freeman, Litigator and Entertainment and Intellectual Property Attorney, Joins New York Law Firm Phillips Nizer LLP

3/31/10 Phillips Nizer LLP Attorney Contributes to Cyber Risk and Security Publication Targeted to Corporate Executives: Thomas G. Jackson, Litigation partner and head of Technology Practice, Joins Publishers in Washington D.C. for Launch

3/29/10 Phillips Nizer LLP Elects Seven Attorneys to Counsel

1/25/10 Richard J. Duffy Joins the Trusts & Estates Department at Phillips Nizer LLP: The seasoned practitioner adds even more depth to the growing department

1/4/10 Andrew E. Goldstein, Former SEC Enforcement Attorney, Joins the Corporate, Securities & Business Law Department at Phillips Nizer LLP

12/14/09 Phillips Nizer LLP Represents Commercial Landlord in Largest Office Square Footage Lease in Bergen County, New Jersey in 2009

2/27/09 Phillips Nizer LLP Trusts & Estates Department Welcomes Laura B. Schiller as an Associate: The department's newest associate is the second for the firm in three months

11/5/08 Athena M. Mihalos Joins as an Associate in the Matrimonial & Family Law Department at Phillips Nizer LLP

10/20/08 Stacey B. Weinberg Joins Trusts & Estates Department at Phillips Nizer LLP

7/31/08 Commercial Litigator Joins Phillips Nizer LLP: Chryssa V. Valletta Joins the Firm as a Senior Attorney

3/31/08 Phillips Nizer Boosts Litigation Department By Adding 'Rising Star' to Their Roster: N. Ari Weisbrot Joins Firm's Hackensack Office

1/14/08 Jeremy David Richardson Elected to the Partnership at Phillips Nizer LLP

11/1/07 Phillips Nizer LLP Attorneys Marc A. Landis, Daniel M. Kolko and Candice F. Frost to Receive Legal Advocacy Pro Bono Award from Manhattan Legal Services

8/14/07 Phillips Nizer LLP Mourns the Passing of Herbert J. Goodfriend: Counsel in the Firm's Corporate and Trusts & Estates Law Departments

1/22/07 Relocation and Expansion of New Hackensack Office Key to Phillips Nizer Client Service in New Jersey: Five Attorneys Join the Litigation, Corporate & Real Estate Departments

1/8/07 New York Law Firm Phillips Nizer Adds Two Attorneys to Corporate Law Department: Steven H. Thal Joins as International Counsel; Christopher J. Kula Joins as an Associate

10/31/06 New York Law Firm Phillips Nizer LLP Announces New Department Chairs: Elliot J. Wiener Chairs Matrimonial & Family Law Department; Marc A. Landis Chairs Real Estate Department

10/24/05 Phillips Nizer Counsel and Former Appellate Division Justice Alfred D. Lerner Receives Public Service Award from Hellenic Lawyers Association

8/2/05 Elliot J. Wiener Named Fellow of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

6/10/05 Governor Names Alfred D. Lerner As Chair of Commission of Investigation

5/23/05 Phillips Nizer Files Suit On Behalf of Client Against Saks for Improper and Inflated Chargebacks

1/27/05 Phillips Nizer Attorney Galligan Featured Speaker at NYSBA International Estate Planning Program

1/26/05 Gianni Versace Wins Permanent Injunction and Default Judgments Against Infringers

11/5/04 Litigation Associate Elizabeth Adinolfi Honored By Local Domestic Violence Center for Pro Bono Work

7/9/04 Phillips Nizer's Land Use and Government Relations Practice Grows: Kevin B. McGrath and Boris Saks Join the New York Law Firm

5/14/04 Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, Manhattan International Development Corporation & Phillips Nizer to Host Panel of Leading Fashion Designers

5/5/04 Donald P. Perry, Chair of Phillips Nizer's Trusts & Estates Department To Be A Featured Speaker at the National Realty Club Program

3/8/04 Donald L. Kreindler Appointed Member of the Prestigious Board of the Educational Foundation for the Fashion Industries

1/14/04 Kenneth K. Fisher Elected Equity Partner -- Michael S. Fischman Elected Contract Partner at Phillips Nizer LLP

10/1/03 Elliot J. Wiener Joins Phillips Nizer's Matrimonial Law Practice

8/1/03 Phillips Nizer LLP Welcomes Elizabeth A. Adinolfi To Its Litigation Department

7/18/03 Wasser Negotiates Mattiace Superfund Site Settlement

5/21/03 Galligan Elected Member of International Academy of Estate and Trust Law

2/12/03 Phillips Nizer Handles Important Case Involving NY's Structured Judgment Statute in Court of Appeals of New York