Attorney Philip C. Pires to Receive 2022 Millennial & Gen Z Award for “Best and Brightest” Professionals in Fairfield and Westchester Counties


Congratulations to Attorney Philip C. Pires who will receive a 2022 Millennial & Gen Z Award on November 16 at an awards ceremony hosted by the Fairfield and Westchester County Business Journals to be held at the Greenwich Hyatt Regency. The Millennial & Gen Z Awards honor outstanding professionals from these generations who are chosen by a panel of judges based on their accomplishments, dedication, hard work, and creativity in the technology and business communities of Westchester and Fairfield counties.

A principal of Cohen and Wolf’s firm, Phil practices law in the areas of commercial litigation, municipal law, estate and probate litigation, and land use and zoning. Recently, Phil was named to Benchmark Litigation’s “40 & Under List” for the fifth consecutive year, recognizing his accomplishments from both inside and outside the courtroom.

Active in his community, Phil serves as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of Bridgeport’s Downtown Special Services District, a special taxing district serving the city’s downtown area.  He has previously served for six years as a member of Fairfield’s Representative Town Meeting (RTM), the legislative body for the Town of Fairfield, including two years as the Moderator of the RTM.

Phil is listed in Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation (2021 – present). Named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers® (2012 – present) in the category of Business Litigation, Phil has received an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating, the highest possible Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale- Hubbell. Phil is admitted to practice in Connecticut, U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, and he is a member of the American Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, and the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association.


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