|Business Law||Commercial Litigation|
|Corporate Law||Environmental Law|
|Intellectual Property Law||Real Estate Law|
|Trusts and Estates, Wills and Probate|
About this office:
Phillips Nizer LLP has been engaged in a wide-ranging international and domestic legal practice for over 85 years. Our size and diversity of our practice enable us to be a full-service law firm in virtually all areas of law while affording clients close contact and working relationships with partners and associates.
Our attorneys focus on the realities of our clients' continually evolving business needs. Whether we are working with individual clients, a small start-up company or an international corporation, we use teamwork to respond to these issues with practical, cost-effective and innovative legal solutions. We see our firm as an entrepreneurial-based mid-sized New York law firm whose guiding principle is "Resourceful Representation". Our firm carries on in the tradition of our founders, with attorneys providing personalized services -- counseling and representing its business and individual clients -- in areas such as, litigation, arbitration and mediation, corporate and commercial transactions, real estate, estate planning and administration, tax, banking and finance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property (trademark, copyright and new media), licensing and franchising, and matrimonial.
Our lawyers, several of whom are multi-lingual, have strong ties to Europe, Israel and Asia. The firm maintains four offices -- three in New York -- in Manhattan, Garden City and East Hampton, and one in Hackensack, New Jersey.
Phillips Nizer is a member of the International Alliance of Law Firms (IALF) legal network of 55 firms located in over 40 countries. With globalization comes the need to have access to legal expertise at an international level, and the Alliance offers representation in many major geographical areas of the world. Through the association with the IALF, member firms are able to remain independent and maintain a strong position in the legal marketplace. Phillips Nizer LLP is the IALF member in the New York metropolitan area.
Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Statement of Practice Summary:
Corporate Law; Business Law; Litigation; Commercial Real Estate; Labor and Employment; Banking Law; Intellectual Property; Fashion; Bankruptcy; Debtor and Creditor Reorganization; Insurance; Technology Law; Not-For-Profit; Internet Law; Computer Law; Environmental Law; Securities; Mergers and Acquisitions; Hedge Funds; Tax Law; Governmental Relations; Trusts and Estates; International Practice; European Practice; Asian Practice; Israel Practice; French Practice; German Practice.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Do Product Labels Matter? Maybe
Helene M. Freeman, June 5, 2014
Why is a can for Minute Maid juice like a coat? The answer: Because federal statutes and government regulations prescribe how each is labeled. In the case of juice, the label is prescribed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations promulgated under the Nutritional Labeling and...
I Didn’t Recognize You with Your Clothes On
Alan Behr, June 5, 2014
That was a pickup line in the tavernas of the island of Mykonos back in the day, spoken to fellow vacationers fresh off the clothing-optional Paradise Beach. In the ongoing and sometimes dysfunctional relationship between clothing and the law, the usual first requirement of the law is that you wear...
Public Financing Programs: The French Chronicles
Stephen D. Kramer, June 5, 2014
I recently read an article by a French export consultant taking the position that smaller French companies seeking to introduce their products to foreign markets should never finance their efforts with their own money, as there are so many public funds available in France to cover the costs. The...
Year Established: 1926
Languages: English, French, French Creole, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian and Yiddish.
Law Firm Affiliations: INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE OF LAW FIRMS: (IALF)
Attorneys at Phillips Nizer LLP are members of one, if not several, bar associations, including the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association (Association of the Bar of the City of New York) and the Federal Bar Council.