Philip Simpson is a Partner in Leech Tishman Robinson Brog’s Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution and Real Estate Practice Groups. He is also a member of the Estates & Trusts Practice Group. Philip is based in the firm’s New York office, where he focuses his practice on commercial litigation and contested estate matters, with an emphasis on real estate, business relations, fraudulent practices, and unfair competition.
Philip litigates cases in State and Federal Courts at the trial and appellate level and before the American Arbitration Association and private arbitration panels. He regularly advocates for clients in disputes concerning real estate transactions, contested estate matters, commercial landlord/tenant matters, and real estate owning partnerships, partnership and closely-held corporate disputes, and commercial disputes where allegations of fraud or other wrongdoing are claimed. He also has considerable experience representing clients in litigation over secured and asset-based loans, and representing clients in co-op and condominium disputes. Drawing on his experience in revising New York’s guardianship statutes, Philip represents family members in proceedings to appoint guardians for adults.
M.P.A. in Public Administration and Economics, Harvard University, Kennedy School
J.D., magna cum laude, Indiana University at Bloomington School of Law
B.A. in Political Science, The Pennsylvania State University
U.S. District Court,Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court,Eastern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Queens County District Attorney’s Office
New York City Human Resources Administration
New York City Bar Association (Former Member, Committee on Legal Problems of the Mentally Ill; Former Member, Environmental Law Committee)
New York State Commission on Quality of Care for the Mentally Disabled (Panelist, Surrogate Decisionmaking Panel)
“The Indiana Business Takeover Act,” Indiana Law Journal