PHILADELPHIA (May 17, 2021) – Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP is pleased to announce that Michael V. Phillips joined the firm as a partner in its Zoning and Land Use Practice Group in the Real Estate and Finance Department.
Phillips brings with him over 15 years of experience in real estate and zoning law as well as a diverse background handling commercial lending and complex litigation.
“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Michael for many years, and I’m excited to be working with him again,” said Hercules Grigos, Zoning and Land Use Co-Chair. “He will strengthen what is already one of our strongest practice areas.”
“The zoning practice at Klehr Harrison is highly regarded throughout Philadelphia and the region,” said Phillips. “I’m excited for the opportunity to take my practice to the next level.”
Phillips is sought after for his trusted business advice and strategic approach to resolving disputes. He focuses his practice on all aspects of real estate and zoning law, business litigation, condominium law and transactional real estate. He regularly appears before the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment and Historical Commission, where he has handled matters for some of the city’s largest developers. In addition to representing all types of businesses in zoning and land use matters, he also has experience representing condominium and homeowner associations throughout Philadelphia.
Prior to joining the firm, Phillips was a partner at a mid-sized regional law firm and served as chair of their zoning and land use group.
He received his J.D. from the Villanova University School of Law and his B.A. from Brandeis University.