|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 since 1926. 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.
The firm's 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; Israel Practice; French Practice; German Practice.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Boys Gone Wild-Sometimes
Alan Behr, October 23, 2015
We have heard that men are the new women, that menswear is growing faster than womenswear, a business and cultural phenomenon that has seemingly taken nearly everyone by surprise. We consider many reasons for that: social media and reality television have made men more aware of the potential power...
Protecting the Confidentiality of Your Key Suppliers
R. Brian Brodrick, October 23, 2015
A case that was decided last year by the New York Supreme Court, Kings County, illustrates the importance of protecting the confidentiality of proprietary supplier and manufacturing sources. In this case, a wholesale distributor of off-price apparel engaged an employee to assist the distributor in...
When The CEO Must Go
Alan Behr, October 23, 2015
The bankruptcy and attempted reorganization of American Apparel demonstrate not just that fashion is a risky business but also that, in bad times as well as good, it brings into play some unique considerations. First among those is that fashion businesses tend to arise from the unique vision of one...
Year Established: 1926
Languages: English, French, French Creole, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, 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.