James A. Philips

James A. Philips: Attorney with Leo Law Firm, LLC

Biography

Mr. Philips has lectured and written professional articles on aspects of complex litigation, real estate contracts, commercial leases and leasehold financing, business taxes and investment management and was an editor of Real Estate Transactions in Alabama, published by Clark Boardman Callaghan. He is a member of the Alabama State Bar (Sections on Employment and Corporations, Banking and Business Law) and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Mr. Philips is a member of the Greater Huntsville Rotary Club and Monte Sano United Methodist Church.

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Immigration
  • Complex Litigation - Commercial, Construction, Employment, Products Liability
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Construction Contracts
  • Business Entities
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Enterprises
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Immigration Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
256-539-6000  Phone
2566840097  Cell Phone
256-539-6024  Fax
www.leo-law.com
University Attended:
Davidson College, B.A., with honors, 1972
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, J.D., 1975
Year of First admission:
1975
Admission:
1975, Alabama; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and Eleventh Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Huntsville Madison County Bar Association; Defense Research and Trial Lawyers Associates; American Immigration Lawyers Assoc.
Languages:
Spanish
Reported Cases:
John Crane - Houdsville, Inc. v Lucas, 534 So 2nd 1070; Bush v Goldman Sachs & Co., 544 So 2nd 833; Oswell v Tennessee Land and Exploration Co., 774 F2nd 1556; Cazalas v Johns-Manville Sales Corp., 435 So 2d 55; Blackwater Prestressed Concrete, Inc. v. Dunn Construction Co.
ISLN:
904447680

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (25)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • James A. Philips

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/04/15 in Corporate Law on 02/04/15

    Jim effectively handled a complex asset purchase deal in which his client acquired my client.

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    Jim effectively handled a complex asset purchase deal in which his client acquired my client.

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  • James A. Philips

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 01/26/15 in Business Litigation on 01/26/15

    I worked with this lawyer on a complex litigation matter.Excellent lawyer, high standards, good instincts.

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    I worked with this lawyer on a complex litigation matter.Excellent lawyer, high standards, good instincts.

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  • James A. Philips

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 02/11/15 in Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures on 02/11/15

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  • James A. Philips

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 02/11/15 in Litigation on 02/11/15

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  • James A. Philips

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 02/11/15 in Corporate Law on 02/11/15

    I have known James A. Philips for over 20 years. He is a lawyer of outstanding ability and character.

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    I have known James A. Philips for over 20 years. He is a lawyer of outstanding ability and character.

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  • James A. Philips

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 02/10/15 in Commercial Litigation on 02/10/15

    I have found Jim to be cooperative and to seek resolution of issues to his client's benefit. He is willing to compromise if compromise will achieve his client's goals. I...

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    I have found Jim to be cooperative and to seek resolution of issues to his client's benefit. He is willing to compromise if compromise will achieve his client's goals. I found him responsive and reasonable to deal with, even though our clients were on opposing sides of the issue.

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  • James A. Philips

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/10/15 in Litigation on 02/10/15

    Longtime familiarity in field of defending pulmonary disease cases

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    Longtime familiarity in field of defending pulmonary disease cases

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  • James A. Philips

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/10/15 in Business Law on 02/10/15

    Jim has practiced with the highest degree of professionalism, competence and integrity since I met him in 1985

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    Jim has practiced with the highest degree of professionalism, competence and integrity since I met him in 1985

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  • James A. Philips

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/02/15 in Litigation on 02/02/15

    I have worked with Jim on many cases over the years. He is an excellent advocate for his clients.

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    I have worked with Jim on many cases over the years. He is an excellent advocate for his clients.

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  • James A. Philips

    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 01/31/15 in Civil Litigation on 01/31/15

    Jim is a great lawyer. It's a pleasure to work with him.

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    Jim is a great lawyer. It's a pleasure to work with him.

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