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Syers, Phillip

Phillip A. Syers

Direct Tel: +1 617-712-7115
Tel: 617-712-7100 Fax: 617-712-7200

Phillip Syers joined Quinn Emanuel in 2018. He has experience in all aspects of litigation, including strategy development, pleadings, motion practice, fact and expert discovery, witness preparation, trial, post-trial briefing and appeal. Prior to joining the firm, Phillip completed three federal clerkships in the Eastern District of New York, the District of Massachusetts, and the Eastern District of Louisiana. He previously worked as a litigation associate in the New York office of global law firm, where his practice included securities litigation, D & O insurance coverage disputes, white collar defense, and commercial litigation. Phillip obtained his law degree in 2013 from the University of California, Irvine, where he worked as a research assistant for Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, served as a teaching assistant in legal writing courses, and received the Best Brief Award in the annual moot court competition before graduating with honors.

  • University of California, Irvine, School of Law
  • (J.D., cum laude, 2013)
  • Columbia University
  • (B.A., cum laude, Philosophy, 2007)
The State Bar of New York; The State Bar of Massachusetts
  •  Law Clerk for the Honorable Mark Mastroianni:
    • District of Massachusetts, 2017-2018
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Sandra L. Townes:
    • Eastern District of New York, 2016-2017
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Ivan L.R. Lemelle:
    • Eastern District of Louisiana, 2013-2014