Philip M. Berkowitz '75 is the U.S. practice co-chair of Littler Mendelson's International Employment Law Practice Group and co-chair of the Financial Services Industry Group. He advises multinational and domestic companies in a wide range of industries on employment-related matters. A respected authority on international employment law issues, Mr. Berkowitz is an officer and co-chair of the International Bar Association Disability Discrimination Working Group. He is also former chair of the New York State Bar Association's International Law and Practice Section, and former vice-chair of the American Bar Association's Employment Law Committee (International Law Section). He has been a featured speaker before the American Bar Association (ABA), the Japan Society, the Keidanren (Japan Federation of Economic Organizations) and the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ), both in Tokyo, and the French American Chamber of Commerce in Paris.
Mr. Berkowitz graduated from SUNY New Paltz in 1975. He was a visiting student at Cornell Law School in 1977-78. In 1978 he received his J.D. from Northwestern School of Law. He lives in Pleasantville with his wife, Mary Ann Quinn.