“If you listen carefully and rely on experience, you can give advice that best fits the challenge. Learning to listen has been the key to my success.” – Philip L. Chapman
Brown Moskowitz & Kallen, P.C., Attorneys at Law Represent Clients Throughout NJ & NY in Business, Finance & Litigation Cases. The attorneys brings an in-house perspective to legal representation, backed by extensive experience in business, which is a great asset in helping clients understand their business and priorities. They will work side-by-side with you to achieve both your short- and long-term objectives. Whether representing entrepreneurs, start-up companies or well-established businesses – and whether they are assisting in negotiating and closing a transaction, litigating or otherwise resolving a dispute – their primary concern is: “What makes the best business sense for the client. ?”At BMK, they take pride in being more than legal counsel to their clients. They welcome the opportunity to serve as trusted advisors, providing analysis of legal issues through the lens of the business owner.
Mr. Chapman, a graduate Harvard Law School and Princeton University, is a general business lawyer. He represents owner-operated small and mid-sized businesses, including start-ups, early stage and matured companies. His areas of vast experience include preparation of shareholder and LLC operating agreements; resolution of disputes between owners; sales and purchases of businesses; franchise transactions; drafting, enforcing and resisting enforcement of post-employment non-competition agreements; employment agreements; agreements with sales reps, brokers, distributors and customers; and selling, buying and leasing commercial real estate.
While most of his work is transactional, he brings to the planning process a high degree of emotional intelligence and a deep understanding of potential for litigation and its challenges. He offers clients an insightful approach in structuring their internal and external relationships. With his unique understanding of business as well the applicable legal landscapes, he is adept at setting forth clear and easily understandable agreements which thoroughly cover the issues that should be addressed.
Throughout his career he has provided clients with unusual value. Successful businesses understand the benefit of having a legal resource to ensure that relationships, transactions, agreements, and initiatives are carefully thought out and crafted to avoid misunderstandings, disappointments and disagreements that will result in litigation.
He also mediates disputes between businesses and among business owners, including family members. You can download his E-book on mediation on www.superlawyer-nj.com.
For more than 30 years, Mr. Chapman has received an AV rating (highest) in Martindale-Hubbell; For 27 years, he has been listed as one of New Jersey’s best business lawyers in Best Lawyers in America. He is rated on the AVVO.com website as a 9.2 superb. He has been selected as a Lead Counsel in Business Law by the Review Board of Lead Counsel, an on-line service which provides information to consumers and businesses to evaluate an attorney’s ability and credibility. The information is based upon reviews by clients and peers. He is included in publications, New Jersey Law Journal and New York Magazine I December 2020 as one of the New York Area’s Top AV Lawyers.
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