Four Attorneys Join Sills Cummis

Wednesday, September 1, 2004 - 01:00

The firm of Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. has announced the expansion of its Health Care and Labor & Employment Practice groups in New York City with the arrival of a team of lawyers formerly with Phillips Nizer.

The new team is headed by James M. Franks who joins Sills as a partner in both the Labor & Employment Practice Group and the Health and Hospital Law Practice Group. Other team members include B. Michael Thorpe, David E. Prager and Steven M. Post, all partners in the Sills Labor & Employment Practice Group.

Mr. Frank is the former chair of the Phillips Nizer Labor and Health law departments. He is experienced in dealing with all aspects of employment issues.

Mr. Thorpe brings 35 years' experience practicing management side labor relations.

Mr. Prager has focused on representing management in all aspects of employment relations in both union and union-free circumstances.

Mr. Post has focused his practice on representation of management in such industries as apparel, health care, fuel services, waste management, financial services, household products, technology, amusement and building services.