Philip L. Chapman graduated Princeton University and Harvard Law School. He has enjoyed a top rating of “AV” Preeminent in the Martindale-Hubbell nationwide directory of attorneys for over thirty 30 years and for 26 years has been listed in Best Lawyers in America as one of the best real estate and corporate lawyers in New Jersey.
In a just published survey for 2020 of the Best Lawyers in New York City and Metropolitan New Jersey he is listed under Corporate Law.
He concentrates in counseling individuals and small to medium-size businesses, including family-owned. The subjects include forming a business, shareholder and limited liability company agreements, resolving disputes between shareholders, limited liability company members, and partners, buying and selling a business, buying a franchise, confidentiality, non-disclosure and non-circumvention agreements, and post-employment non-competition agreements, employment agreements, sales representative agreements, distributor agreements, and private label manufacturing agreements. Over the years he has presented programs on some of these subjects for The New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Lorman Educational Services, the Mid-Atlantic Business Brokers Association and other educational forums
Also among his areas of concentration are commercial real estate transactions. For seven years he has been licensed by the New Jersey Real Estate Commission to present two three hour “Core” courses for Mandatory Continuing Education, Listing Agreements for Commercial Properties and Commercial Leases and Personal Guarantees. He has presented one or both of these courses for Caldwell Banker Commercial NRT, Century 21 Greater New Jersey Brokers Counsel, East Bergen County Board of Realtors, and Friedberg Academy.
For more information about Mr. Chapman see www.superlawyer-nj.com