Phil has more than 30 years of experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in complex litigation and dispute resolution matters throughout the United States and around the world. He regularly represents clients in complex commercial and financial disputes, and concentrates on securities class actions, consumer class actions, merger and acquisition litigation, government investigations and enforcement proceedings, corporate governance and control disputes, investigations of banks and other financial institutions, internal investigations, complex breach of contract and business tort claims, trade secrets claims, real estate litigation, creditors’ rights and worldwide asset recoveries, employment disputes, private international law and white-collar criminal investigations and proceedings.
Phil has previously been a litigation partner at some of the largest international law firms.
Phil has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell which is awarded to only those lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability.
Fordham University School of Law (1989)
Columbia College, Columbia University in the City of New York (1982)
United States Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd, 4th, 7th, 11th, and District of Columbia Circuits
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and District of Colorado
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