Profile

Phil, co-chair of the firm's higher education practice, is a trusted advisor and advocate who provides counseling and representation to colleges and universities throughout the United States on a variety of legal issues.

Phil's practical advice reflects his more than 25 years of experience in the field, taking account of not only the legal considerations, but also the financial, operational and public relations implications of particular circumstances at both private and public institutions. His experience includes all major areas of higher education law, including:

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  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America® 2020, Sports Law (listed for more than 5 years)
  • New York State Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys

  • "The Lawyer’s Role in Cost Cutting Measures and Revenue Generating Activity in a Time of Budget Restraint," National Association of College and University Attorneys, March 11, 2021
  • When Tradition and Climate Collide: Statues, Monuments and Building Names on College and University Campuses”, National Association of College and University Attorneys Annual Conference, June 26, 2019
  • "Attorney-Client Privilege in the Committee Setting," National Association of College and University Attorneys Annual Conference, June 24, 2014

  • Editorial Board, Journal of College and University Law
  • Advisory Board, Syracuse Area Salvation Army
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys Annual Conference Organizing Committee