Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP provides legal services. It focuses on areas such as antitrust, intellectual property, complex commercial litigation, real estate, securities and commodities litigation, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution. The firm was founded in 1919 and is based in New York, New York.
1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-6710
Founded in 1919
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Appoints Craig A. Newman as Partner in its Litigation Department
May 19 15
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP announced that Craig A. Newman has joined the firm as a Partner in its Litigation Department. He will continue to advise global
companies, investment firms and their boards in complex business, governance and litigation matters. He will also lead Patterson Belknap's Privacy and Data Security Practice Group, and be a member of its Structured Finance Litigation Practice Group, which handles significant disputes among financial and investment entities including major banks. Mr. Newman has more than 25 years of experience as a general counsel, corporate executive, and law firm partner. His practice involves both litigation and corporate counseling.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Announces Two New Partners and Three Counsel
Jan 7 15
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP announced that, effective January 1, 2015, Dahlia B. Doumar and Aron Fischer have become partners of the firm and Megan E. Bell, Jennifer Weitz Brown and Jonah M. Knobler have become counsel. Dahlia B. Doumar practices in the firm's Tax department. Her practice is broad and sophisticated, including both domestic and foreign for-profit companies, exempt organizations, high net worth individuals and family offices. Ms. Doumar works extensively in the exempt organizations area counseling clients on unrelated business income tax issues, investment structuring, rules governing the maintenance of donor advised funds, reporting regarding foreign investments and grants, self-dealing, intermediate sanctions and excise tax issues generally. Aron Fischer is a litigator whose practice focuses on intellectual property and complex commercial disputes and who also has significant experience in employment and defamation matters. Mr. Fischer appears regularly in patent and trademark trials, appeals, and arbitrations, and works frequently with expert witnesses. Mr. Fischer also maintains an active pro bono practice on behalf of low-income clients. Megan E. Bell practices in the firm's Tax-Exempt Organizations department. Ms. Bell advises public charities (including donor-advised fund sponsors and supporting organizations), private foundations, social welfare organizations, and other tax-exempt entities on tax compliance and general corporate matters. She also assists organizations with formation and restructuring, corporate governance and policies, charitable giving and solicitation, unrelated business activities, international grant making, joint ventures, lobbying, and political campaign activities. Jennifer Weitz Brown practices in the firm's Trusts and Estates Group. Ms. Brown specializes in estate and tax planning for high-net worth individuals and families, with a focus on inter-generational planning. Her practice involves the administration of trusts and estates, all aspects of Surrogate's Court practice, including probate and guardianship proceedings, and planning for charitable giving and philanthropy. Jonah M. Knobler practices in the firm's Litigation department. His practice focuses on copyright and trademark litigation, class-action defense, and litigation involving FDA-regulated products.
Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP Appoints James V. Masella, III as Partner in its Litigation Department
Oct 14 13
Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP announced that James V. Masella, III has become a Partner of the firm in the Litigation Department effective October 14. Mr. Masella's practice focuses on complex securities litigation, white collar criminal and commercial matters. He represents corporate and individual clients in civil and regulatory matters nationally before trial and appellate courts and regulatory agencies. He regularly counsels clients in disputes arising out of mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Masella's more than 20 years of experience also includes representing clients in investigations conducted by the New York Stock Exchange, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).