Phil practices primarily in the areas of:

  • tax, business, financial, and estate planning
  • health care law
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • sales and purchases of businesses
  • matters relating to professional service practices and closely held businesses

Before Fox Rothschild

Phil served as a law clerk to U.S. Circuit Judge Phillip Forman on the Third U.S, Circuit Court of Appeals. In law school at Rutgers University, he was an editor of the Law Review. Prior to law school Phil was an aerospace engineer and worked on the design team for the DC-10 jumbo jet and the TIROS weather satellite programs.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Phil has lectured extensively on topics including:

  • health care law
  • the purchase and sale of businesses and professional practices
  • corporate ownership
  • succession planning
  • preservation and transfer of owners’ wealth in closely held businesses
  • taxation of S Corporations

Phil is a member of the Alumni Council of Princeton University and a past president of his alumni class. He has served as a Vice Chair of the Princeton Quadrangle Club graduate board, as President of the Jewish Family Service of the Delaware Valley, and on the Lower Makefield Township Ethical Standards Board.

Honors & Awards

  • Named to "The Best Lawyers in America - Lawyer of the Year" list for Health Care Law in Princeton by Best Lawyers (2011, 2019)*
  • Named to "The Best Lawyers in America" list for Health Care Law in New Jersey by Best Lawyers (2007-2021)*
  • Recognized by Chambers USA for Health Care in New Jersey (2015-2018)*
  • Selected to the "Super Lawyers" list for Health Care in New Jersey (2006-2008)*
  • Martindale-Hubbell "AV" rated*
  • Recipient, Business Leader of the Year Award, Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce (2009)
  • Selected to the "Super Lawyers" list for Health Care in New Jersey (2006-2008)*

*Awards Methodology