|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 almost 60 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; Intellectual Property; Fashion; Labor and Employment; Trusts and Estates; Tax Law; Banking Law; Bankruptcy; Debtor and Creditor Reorganization; Environmental Law; Governmental Relations; Insurance; Technology Law; Internet Law; Computer Law; Securities; Mergers and Acquisitions; Hedge Funds; Not-For-Profit; International Practice; European Practice; German Practice; French Practice; Israel Practice.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
The Skinny On Ties
Alan Behr, April 25, 2016
We have commented here before that the necktie is the surviving element of the male wardrobe that is purely decorative. If it is true that form follows function, there is no prescribed form for an accessory that, by definition, is completely without function. For that reason, you can make it a...
Too Stylish to Stay at Home—Or Go Back There
Alan Behr, April 11, 2016
While attending the annual meeting of the Copyright Society of the USA in Newport, Rhode Island last year, I walked into a military surplus store and came out the owner of a Swiss military field jacket. I had found a row of them crowded into a single rack. All were a bit malodorous (often a hazard...
Alan Behr, April 7, 2016
We have all seen Russian matryoshka (nesting) dolls: open one and out comes another, and open that and you get another, and so on. When a fashion brand incorporates components from another brand into its finished product, it is rather the same thing, with a difference: although the brand covering...
Year Established: 1926
Languages: English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Spanish, Italian and Russian.
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.