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Hillel I. Parness

Hillel I. Parness

Parness Law Firm, PLLC

New York, NY, USA

Hillel I. Parness (hip@hiplaw.com) is the Founder of Parness Law Firm, PLLC (www.hiplaw.com).  He is a highly-experienced commercial litigator and trial attorney, with a particular focus on copyright, trademark and technology-related issues. Over the course of his 20-year career, Hillel has represented a broad spectrum of domestic and international companies and individuals in a variety of industries. His clients have included large entertainment and media companies, rapid-growth and technology-leveraged enterprises, and major financial institutions. In particular, Hillel has substantial experience assisting clients with issues arising from the intersection of emerging technology, media and the Internet, as well as matters arising from the complex business activities of both traditional and Internet-based businesses.  In 2014, Hillel served in the temporary role of Acting Head of Litigation for Warner Music Group.

Hillel also serves on the Adjunct Faculty of Columbia Law School, where he has been teaching Internet and intellectual property topics since 2002. He is frequently called upon for his views on issues relating to complex litigation, intellectual property and the Internet, and he is a regular writer, speaker and commentator on these issues.?


  • Columbia Law School, J.D. 1995
  • Columbia College, Columbia University, A.B. 1995 (Accelerated Interdisciplinary Legal Education Program)

Court Admissions:

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third, Seventh and Federal Circuits
  • United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

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