Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Legal Services | New York, USA
tel: 212 336 2000 | fax: 212 336 2222
1133 Avenue of the Americas | New York | New York | 10036-6710 | USA

Main Contacts

Dahlia B. Doumar

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Firm Leadership

Adeel A. Mangi

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Partner

Offices

New York, New York

Overview

Founded in 1919, Patterson Belknap is a law firm of over 200 lawyers committed to providing high quality legal advice and service to clients and to maintaining a congenial and diverse workplace. We make our clients' business issues our own. At the same time, we care about our attorneys, our staff and the community we are privileged to serve. As a result of our performance and our values, the firm was included on The American Lawyer's 2015 "A-List" of 20 leading law firms in the United States.

Patterson Belknap delivers a full range of services across more than 20 practice groups in both litigation and commercial law. Our practice groups and attorneys are regularly ranked among the leaders in New York and nationally by the most respected industry guides, based on client and peer reviews. Clients include a diverse group of institutions and individuals: from pharmaceutical and medical device companies to major media and publishing empires; from consumer products companies to financial institutions; from fine art museums to famous entertainers; from foreign companies seeking to transact business on U.S. stock exchanges to U.S. companies doing business abroad.

Year this Office was Established: 1919
Lawyers Worldwide: 217

Notable

Areas of Practice

Professionals

Partners

Christopher C. Angell

Christopher C. Angell

Retired Partner
Aron  Fischer

Aron Fischer

Partner
Philip R. Forlenza

Philip R. Forlenza

Retired Partner
David M. Glaser

David M. Glaser

Retired Partner
Antonia M. Grumbach

Antonia M. Grumbach

Retired Partner
Dana W. Hiscock

Dana W. Hiscock

Retired Partner
David  Kleban

David Kleban

Partner
Rochelle  Korman

Rochelle Korman

Retired Partner
Robin  Krause

Robin Krause

Partner
Robert P. LoBue

Robert P. LoBue

Retired Partner
Ellen M. Martin

Ellen M. Martin

Retired Partner
Jane  Metcalf

Jane Metcalf

Partner
Kenneth L. Sankin

Kenneth L. Sankin

Retired Partner
John  Sare

John Sare

Partner
John P. Schmitt

John P. Schmitt

Retired Partner
Karl E. Seib

Karl E. Seib

Retired Partner
Richard R. Upton

Richard R. Upton

Retired Partner

Associates

Charlotte   Allyn

Charlotte Allyn

Associate
Eric  Beinhorn

Eric Beinhorn

Associate
Ari K. Bental

Ari K. Bental

Associate
Erika K. Birk

Erika K. Birk

Associate
Kimberly  Black

Kimberly Black

Associate
Anna  Blum

Anna Blum

Associate
Rhick   Bose

Rhick Bose

Associate
Sarah E. Brand

Sarah E. Brand

Associate
Jacob  Chefitz

Jacob Chefitz

Associate
Josie  Dikkers

Josie Dikkers

Associate
Ian D. Eppler

Ian D. Eppler

Associate
Daniel  Feder

Daniel Feder

Associate
Amanda S. First

Amanda S. First

Associate
Kathleen  Gardner

Kathleen Gardner

Associate General Counsel
Daniel  Graf

Daniel Graf

Associate
Sarah  Hardtke

Sarah Hardtke

Associate
Kabir  Hashmi

Kabir Hashmi

Associate
Rhoda  Hassan

Rhoda Hassan

Associate
Collin  Hong

Collin Hong

Associate
Megha  Hoon

Megha Hoon

Associate
Daisy Y. Joo

Daisy Y. Joo

Associate
Ian C. Kerr

Ian C. Kerr

Associate
Thomas  Kicak

Thomas Kicak

Associate
W. Scott  Kim

W. Scott Kim

Associate
Irene J. Kim

Irene J. Kim

Associate
Ryan J. Kurtz

Ryan J. Kurtz

Associate
Meghan  Larywon

Meghan Larywon

Associate
Sean  Lau

Sean Lau

Associate
Janice  Lee

Janice Lee

Associate
Alvin  Li

Alvin Li

Associate
Julia  Long

Julia Long

Associate
Julia  Long

Julia Long

Associate
Greg  Margolis

Greg Margolis

Associate
Jabari  Matthew

Jabari Matthew

Associate
James  Mayer

James Mayer

Associate
Madeline  More

Madeline More

Associate
Colleen  O'Leary

Colleen O'Leary

Associate
Maggie  O'Neil

Maggie O'Neil

Associate
James R. Parks

James R. Parks

Associate
Kate  Ross

Kate Ross

Associate
Gizele  Rubeiz

Gizele Rubeiz

Associate
Katlyne  Ryan

Katlyne Ryan

Associate
Nicole  Scully

Nicole Scully

Associate
Jenna  Smith

Jenna Smith

Associate
Stephanie  Sofer

Stephanie Sofer

Associate
Saniya  Suri

Saniya Suri

Associate
Tiffany N. Tam

Tiffany N. Tam

Associate
Peter   Vogel

Peter Vogel

Associate
Jonah  Wacholder

Jonah Wacholder

Associate
Henry   Wainhouse

Henry Wainhouse

Associate
Kaiying  Wang

Kaiying Wang

Associate
Andrew  Wells

Andrew Wells

Associate
Basil  Williams

Basil Williams

Associate
Anthony J. Wong

Anthony J. Wong

Associate

Other

Samantha  Anderson

Samantha Anderson

Practice Area Attorney
Lauren  Andrecovich

Lauren Andrecovich

Marketing Content Manager
Andrew K. Bloomfield

Andrew K. Bloomfield

Litigation Staff Attorney
Shaun L. Carr

Shaun L. Carr

Staff Attorney
Evan  Chin

Evan Chin

Business Development Analyst
Maryann  Clemente

Maryann Clemente

Practice Area Attorney
Michelle W. Cohen

Michelle W. Cohen

Chief Talent Officer
Jenni  Dickson

Jenni Dickson

Co-Chief Operating Officer
Dahlia B. Doumar

Dahlia B. Doumar

Firm Leadership
Lauren  Doxey

Lauren Doxey

Law Clerk
David  Erroll

David Erroll

Practice Area Attorney
Michael  Farinacci

Michael Farinacci

Practice Area Attorney
Sheetal   Gupta

Sheetal Gupta

Chief Information Officer
Kito K. Huggins

Kito K. Huggins

Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
JoAnn  Kim

JoAnn Kim

Practice Area Attorney
Bharath  Palle

Bharath Palle

Law Clerk
Nicole  Sandler

Nicole Sandler

Chief Business Development Officer
Wendy A. Teller

Wendy A. Teller

Practice Area Attorney
Peter W. Tomlinson

Peter W. Tomlinson

Firm Leadership
Shelley  Waldron

Shelley Waldron

Director of E-Discovery and Client Services
Theresa   Wilson

Theresa Wilson

Co-Chief Operating Officer

Articles

Fearless Fund Decision May Impact Race-Based Grantmaking

On June 3, 2024, a divided three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that an Atlanta hedge fund likely violated 42 U.S.C. § 1981—the federal prohibition on racial discrimination in public and private contracting—by operating a grant contest that awarded $20,000 grants to select small business owners, all of whom, by the contest’s express rules, had to be Black women.  While this opinion, American Alliance for Equal Rights v. Fearless Fund Management, LLC (11th Cir...

Key Employment Issues for Founders

Do you have an employment agreement? Should you have an employment agreement? We are often asked whether founders need written employment agreements with their companies. Every company's culture is different. Often founders are at-will employees who can be terminated (or can quit) for any or no reason. They may have an offer letter but no employment agreement. In other situations, founders or investors demand that the company put employment agreements in place with key personnel. Whether founders have employment agreements or not, they should be familiar with several key employment concepts that affect their rights, compensation, ownership, and control. Vesting (and re-vesting)...

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Press

Firm Continues to Earn Top-Tier Rankings in The Legal 500 United States 2024 Edition

The 2024 Edition of The Legal 500 United States has once again ranked Patterson Belknap as a top-tier firm for Advertising and Marketing: Litigation and Tax: Not-for-Profit (Fortune 1000 Private Foundations, National Trade Associations, and Charities). ADVERTISING AND MARKETING: LITIGATION The Legal 500 reports: "Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP handles a range of advertising and marketing litigation matters including class actions and ESG cases, and represents high-profile clients from various industries such as food and beverages, telecommunications, and household consumer goods...

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Blogs

Antitrust Update

Antitrust Update Blog is a source of insights, information and analysis on criminal and civil antitrust and competition-related issues. Patterson Belknap’s antitrust lawyers represent clients in antitrust litigation and counseling matters, including those related to pricing, marketing,...

Bankruptcy Update Blog

Patterson Belknap is pleased to announce the launch of Bankruptcy Update Blog, a source of current news and analysis of key bankruptcy cases and developments in U.S. and international matters. ? Daniel A. Lowenthal, Chair of the Firm?s Business Reorganization and Creditors? Rights Practice, leads...

Data Security Law Blog

DataSecurityLaw.com is the firm’s resource for the latest news, analysis, and thought leadership in the critical area of privacy and cybersecurity law. Patterson Belknap’s Privacy and Data Security practice provides public and private enterprises, their leadership teams and boards with...

Misbranded

Misbranded is Patterson Belknap’s blog covering false advertising litigation—both consumer class actions and competitor suits—with a particular focus on FDA-regulated products (foods/beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and dietary supplements).

NY Patent Decisions Blog

NYPatentDecisionsBlog.com is a source for the latest patent decisions from the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. The blog is authored by Patterson Belknap’s Patent Litigation practice group, whose members are highly experienced trial attorneys with extensive...

Second Circuit Criminal Law Blog

The Second Circuit Criminal Law Blog is your place to follow the criminal law decisions rendered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. With a rich 225-year history of legendary judges like Learned Hand and Henry Friendly, the Second Circuit has long been known for writing important...

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