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Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Criminal Justice Section
    • Litigation Section
  • Bar Association of Erie County
    • Human Rights Committee, Chair
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Commercial and Federal Law Section
    • Criminal Justice Section
    • Trial Lawyers Section
  • New York State Defenders Association
  • Western New York Trial Lawyers Association

In The News

Alan J. Bozer Comments On Cappuccino, NuVasive, Lanx and the Defectors Case  More

Alan K. Bozer and Minryu Sarah Kim Comment on Taylor v. Harbour Pointe Case  More

Law360 Q & A with Alan Bozer  More

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Press Releases

Fifty-One Phillips Lytle LLP Attorneys Named to the 2013 Upstate New York Super Lawyers® List  More

Alan J. Bozer Elected to Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Board of Trustees  More

Alan J. Bozer Delivers Presentation to Members of the Bar Association of Erie County  More

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Speaking Engagements

Speaker, “The Great Writs and Post-Conviction Remedies,” Noonday Lecture, Bar Association of Erie County, April 2013  More

Speaker, “Surrogate Court Practice Involving Objections to Account” and “Surrogate Court Practice Involving Discovery Proceedings Under SCPA 2103 and 2104,” New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar, June 2011  More

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Publications

Co-Author “White Collar Corner: What you need to know about federal money laundering statute,” The Daily Record, February 2014  More

Co-Author “White Collar Corner: The importance of litigation hold instructions,” The Daily Record, June 2013  More

Author, “New York City as Venue for International Arbitrations,” The Write Idea, June 2013  More

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Alan J. Bozer
Partner, Buffalo, New York City
(716) 504-5700, (212) 759-4888 Ext. 5700
abozer@phillipslytle.com

Mr. Bozer co-chairs the firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense & Government Investigations Practice Team. He is active in trying criminal and civil cases, and handles appellate and arbitration work as well.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Selected for the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list, 2007-2008, 2012-2013
  • Recognized by the Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project for Pro Bono work in immigration law

EDUCATION

State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1984
Harvard College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1975

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

New York
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

PRESENT ACTIVITIES

  • LawExchange International, Dispute Resolution Group
  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, Adjunct Lecturer:  Post-Judgment Remedies 
  • Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Board of Trustees
    • “Olmsted Open” Golf Tournament, Co-Chair

PAST ACTIVITIES

  • Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Western New York, Past President
  • Delaware Soccer Club, Past President and Coach

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

Commercial

  • Taylor v. Harbour Pointe Homeowners Ass'n, 690 F.3d 44 (2d Cir. 2012), cert denied, 133 S. Ct. 1280 (2013), on remand, 2012 WL 6088368 (attorneys’ fees)
  • Omni Consulting Group, Inc. v. Pilgrim's Pride Corp., 488 Fed. Appx. 478 (2d Cir. 2012)
  • Phoenix Aktiengesellschaft v. Ecoplas, Inc., 391 F.3d 433 (2d Cir. 2004)
  • Liaros v. Ted’s Jumbo Red Hots, Inc., 96 A.D.3d 1464 (4th Dep’t 2012)
  • Estate of Panaggio v. Marasco, 93 A.D.3d 1281 (4th Dep’t 2012)
  • O'Connell Mach. Co., Inc. v. City of Buffalo Zon. Bd. of App., 60 A.D.3d 1353 (4th Dep’t 2009)
  • Rust v. Turgeon, 64 A.D.3d 1155 881 (4th Dep’t 2009)
  • Gibraltar Steel v. Gibraltar Metal Proc., 19 A.D.3d 1141 796 (4th Dep’t 2005)
  • B.M.H. Management, Inc. v. 81 & 3 Of Watertown, Inc., 13 A.D.3d 1182 786 (4th Dep’t 2004)
  • Smith v. Kanter, 273 A.D.2d 793 (4th Dep’t 2000)
  • Smith v. Triad Mfg Group, Inc., 255 A.D.2d 962 (4th Dep’t 1998)
  • Roller v. Buchheit, 259 A.D.2d 1012 (4th Dep’t 1999)
  • Arons v. Lalime, 3 F. Supp. 2d 328 (W.D.N.Y. 1998)
  • Sullivan v. LTV Aerospace & Defense Co., 850 F. Supp. 202 (W.D.N.Y. 1994), remanded, 82 F.3d 1251 (2d Cir. 1996) (settled)
  • Pennex Aluminum Co., a Div. of Metal Exchange Corp. v. International Fidelity Ins. Co., 818 F. Supp. 772 (M.D. Pa. 1993)
  • Sunbird Teleproductions, Inc. v. U.S. Fidelity and Guar. Co., 134 A.D.2d 832 (4th Dep’t 1987)

Estate Matters

  • In re Heckl, 66 AD3d 1344 (4th Dep’t 2009)
  • In re Heckl, 44 A.D.3d 110 (4th Dep’t 2007)
  • In re Estate of Titus, 39 A.D.3d 1203 (4th Dep’t 2007)
  • In re Estate of Dudley, 46 A.D.3d 1461 (4th Dep’t 2007)
  • In re Sommer, 16 Misc.3d 1103(A) (Surr Ct Catt. Cty 2007)
  • In re Proceeding by Sommer, 15 Misc.3d 1108(A) (Surr Ct Catt Cty 2007)

Bankruptcy Matters

  • In re Lyons Equipment Co., Inc., 436 B.R. 281  (Bk. Ct. W.D.N.Y. 2010)
  • In re Douds, 327 B.R. 122 (Bk. Ct. W.D.N.Y. 2005)
  • In re Admiral's Walk, Inc., 134 B.R. 105 (Bk. Ct. W.D.N.Y. 1991)

Criminal Matters

  • U.S. v. Stoerr, 695 F.3d 271 (3d Cir. 2012)
  • Sevenson Env Serv. v. McDonald, Civ. No. 08-1386 (D.N.J. 2009)
  • United States v. Jones, 1989 WL 158297 (W.D.N.Y. 1989)