Your use of the Phillips Lytle LLP (“we,” “us,” or “our”) websites,,, and (“Websites”) is subject to the following terms and conditions. By accessing the Websites, you acknowledge that you have read and accept these terms and conditions.

Attorney Advertising

The Websites are not intended to be an advertisement or solicitation, but may be deemed an advertisement in certain jurisdictions. For purposes of compliance with New York State Bar rules, our headquarters are Phillips Lytle LLP, One Canalside, 125 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203, (716) 847-8400, Email:


Intellectual Property

“Phillips Lytle” is the business name for the legal practice carried on by Phillips Lytle LLP (a New York limited liability partnership). “Phillips Lytle” is a registered trademark belonging to us.

The Websites, the name “Phillips Lytle,” and the logos used on the Websites are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and other jurisdictions. All alerts, newsletters and other marketing materials on this site are our copyrighted materials. You are permitted to download one copy of this material for your own personal and noncommercial use. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce (in whole or in part), republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit or otherwise make available to the public any of our content except with our prior written permission.


We make the Websites available to you for educational purposes only and to give you general information and a general understanding of legal topics, not to provide specific legal advice. By using the Websites you understand that there is no attorney-client relationship between you and us. The Websites should not be used as a substitute for competent legal advice from a licensed professional attorney in your state.

Do not send confidential information to us until you speak with one of our lawyers and receive our authorization to send confidential information to us. Providing any information to us (via e-mail links or via contact forms on the Websites or otherwise) will not create an attorney-client relationship in the absence of an express agreement by us to create such a relationship, and will not prevent us from representing someone else in connection with the matter in question or a related matter.

Third-party resources that can be accessed with hypertext links from the Websites are not under our control, and we are not responsible for the contents of any of these third-party resources. The third-party hypertext links presented on the Websites are provided for your convenience only. The inclusion of any link on the Websites does not imply any recommendation, approval or endorsement of that site by us.

The Websites, and all information available on or accessed through the Websites, are provided “as is.” We make no warranties, representations or claims of any kind concerning the information presented on or through the Websites. To the extent permitted by the law and any rules of professional responsibility in the applicable jurisdiction, we disclaim liability for any lost profits or income, lost business, or lost data, or for any consequential, indirect, exemplary, punitive, special, or incidental damages arising from or relating to the Websites.

Authorized Jurisdictions; Certifications.

While we practice law in the jurisdictions in which our offices are located as well as other jurisdictions, each of our attorneys is licensed to practice only in those jurisdictions set forth in that attorney’s biography on the Websites. Except as specifically stated, each of our attorneys are not certified (including as a specialist) by any professional or government authority. The listing of our attorneys in practice groups is not intended to indicate any professional or governmental certification.

Prohibited Uses

You will not use the Websites in violation of any applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, you will not use the Websites in connection with (a) the infringement of intellectual property rights including our rights in our marks and our articles, newsletters, and alerts; (b) the unauthorized transmission of unsolicited commercial electronic mail; (c) the transmission of defamatory materials; or (d) fraud. You will not violate, attempt to violate, or knowingly facilitate the violation of the security (including access control or authentication systems) or integrity of the Websites.


You agree that any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Websites, these Terms & Conditions, or the Phillips Lytle Privacy Policy will be governed by the laws of the State of New York without reference to conflict of laws principles that would require the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction, and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in Erie County, New York. In the event that you gain access to information not intended to be accessed by you, you agree that you will immediately notify us and lawfully destroy all copies of such information in your possession.