Phillips Nizer Administrative Partner, Perry S. Galler, Lauded As One of the Nation's Client Service All-Stars By The BTI Consulting Group02/23/2015
The senior litigator and Phillips Nizer administrative partner joins a select group of attorneys singled-out by corporate counsel in the world's leading organizations
New York, NY – Phillips Nizer LLP is pleased to announce the selection of Perry S. Galler, a senior litigator and the firm’s administrative partner, as a 2015 BTI Client Service All-Star. Mr. Galler was one of 354 individual attorneys in the nation selected as a result of nominations and in-depth, independent interviews of general counsel and legal services procurement executives in the world's leading organizations conducted by The BTI Consulting Group, Inc. The annual definitive report identifies a highly selective group of attorneys who are “influencing and changing the legal industry.”
BTI Client Service All-Stars are attorneys BTI Consulting identifies as a “rare breed of attorneys who combine exceptional legal expertise with practice advice, business savvy and innovative, effective solutions (that) make clients’ lives easier.” The attorneys represented are truly the best of the best. No attorney can self-nominate, refer a client to be interviewed, pay or otherwise find a way into this coveted report.
In addition to being a litigator, Galler is a skilled arbitrator and has served as panel chairman in various arbitration proceedings. Throughout his career, his clients have included corporations, partnerships, closely-held businesses, not-for-profits and individuals.
“Perry embodies the tradition set by our founder Louis Nizer – the client always comes first. This, above all things, runs deep within our firm’s DNA from our attorneys to our support staff,” said Marc Landis, Phillips Nizer’s managing partner. “Perry is and has always been a skilled professional, effective, pragmatic and the consummate legal counselor. We are proud that BTI has honored him in this manner.”
Galler joined Phillips Nizer after law school and served as the firm’s managing partner for almost 20 years until his election to administrative partner in 2014. He earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law (’72), and his undergraduate degree from the City University of New York at Brooklyn College (’67). He is admitted to practice in New York, the Court of Appeals for the Second and Eleventh Circuits, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts.
For over two decades, Galler has been counsel to The Jewish Week, a highly respected print and online newspaper serving the Greater New York Jewish community. He is also a former president of the Yeshivah of Flatbush in Brooklyn, New York.
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. The firm is a member of the International Alliance of Law Firms, an association of independent, midsized law firms worldwide. To learn more about Phillips Nizer LLP, visit: www.phillipsnizer.com.
About The BTI Consulting Group and the BTI Client Service All-Stars:
The BTI Consulting Group, Inc. (www.bticonsulting.com) is the leading provider of strategic research to the legal community. For 15years, BTI has conducted the only continuous benchmarking market study in the legal services industry.
The annual BTI Client Service All-Stars report identifies attorneys commanding the attention of general counsel and legal decision-makers at large organizations. The 2015 honorees were selected based on results of in-depth, independent interviews of procurers of legal services by The BTI Consulting Group.