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Philip Schwartz

350 East Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 1600
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Phil Schwartz's areas of practice include securities disclosure, private and public debt and equity financings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. He also represents clients in enforcement matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Phil is an active participant in the activities of The Florida Bar Business Law Section and was Chair of the section in 1996-97. During the past 20 years, he has chaired or participated on many of the section committees that have made proposals to the Florida legislature which have resulted in the modernizing of many of Florida's entity laws. He was also an active participant on the special committees of the section that published reports on legal opinion issues in 1991 and 1998. Additionally, Phil is an active participant in the activities of the ABA Federal Regulation of Securities Law Committee and the ABA Committee on Legal Opinions.
Awards & Recognition
The Best Lawyers in America 2008-2017, Listed in Florida for Corporate Law
Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2006, 2010, Listed for Business Law
Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
Published Works & Lectures
Akerman's Guide to Doing Business in Florida: A Legal Guide for Out-of-State and Foreign Businesses, Author,"Corporations, LLCs and Partnership Entities," "Florida B-and SP-Corporations," 2013 and 2016
The Florida Bar CLE Committee and Tax Section, Tax Planning for Real Property Developers and Investors, Speaker, "The Impact of the New Florida LLC Act on Real Transactions," September 27, 2013
The Florida Bar Business Law Section's 18th Annual Retreat, Panelist, "The New Florida Limited Liability Company Act," August 30, 2013
Professional Memberships & Activities
The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Chair, 1996-1997

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Philip  Schwartz

LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1979; Taxation
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1978
B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1975
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