Sheldon Philp is a counsel in the Firm’s Disputes Group, based in Miami. His practice is focused on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on the defense of class actions. Sheldon has extensive experience in matters before federal and state courts across the country, at both the trial and appellate levels.
His litigation track record includes notable victories for a national telecommunications services provider in numerous class actions and commercial disputes; for a charitable foundation in a class action brought by minority shareholders; for a non-profit science museum in an action challenging the construction of a new $275 million world-class, state-of-the-art facility; and for a real estate developer in an action challenging the proposed $300 million redevelopment of a former golf course and country club.
As a past president of the Caribbean Bar Association (2010-2011), Sheldon maintains close ties to the voluntary bar organization, whose mission is to inform, educate and empower all members of the Caribbean-American community.
Through the CBA, he and over 300 members have provided legal assistance to individuals who immigrated from countries devastated by natural disasters, created scholarships and legal internships with local judges for Caribbean-American law students, and conducted community citizenship drives to explain the legal benefits of obtaining US citizenship.
- JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School
- BA, University of Pennsylvania
Bars and Courts:
- Florida State Bar
- New York State Bar
- US District Court for the Middle District of Florida
- US District Court for the Southern District of New York
- US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
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