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Grant Phillips

Grant Phillips

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Business, Litigation

About Me

My clients are my priority. Everyone receives respect, attention and a safe, confidential and unrushed environment to talk, to ask, to discuss and obtain expert counsel at affordable prices. I LISTEN FIRST, then offer insight, as well as cutting edge legal expertise in solving my clients needs. 

Born and raised in Johannesburg South-Africa.

Studied Theology in Newcastle England for three years.

Studied Theology in Brooklyn New York for two years.

Went to Law School in Brooklyn New York - graduating in 2003.

Married in Brooklyn New York.

Moved with Wife and Sons to Miami, Florida in 2004.

Live in Miami, Florida with Wife and 3 sons.

Passionate Miami Dolphin Football and Miami Heat Basketball fan.

Have represented clients in the US across the country and clients from Israel, Hong Kong and South Africa.  Clients include individuals, institutions, partnerships, corporations, hedge funds, REITS and Non for Profit.

Engage in mutliple pro-bono representations for individuals as well as non for profits and charities.

Other experience includes Senior Management at a Fortune 500 Corporation growing Revenue and Gross Margin to Record Levels. Managing a staff of 40 employees and a budget of $70 Million.

I love to read articles about stocks and business and enjoy educating my clients about the horrors in the housing market. 

A great day is spending the day with my family.




Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Hebrew, French

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 80%
    13 years
  2. Litigation: 10%
    13 years
  3. Business: 10%
    13 years



Hourly ($100-300/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • Debra C. Quinn

    I endorse this lawyer. Grant is an experienced and knowledgeable attorney. As a colleague, he is generous with his time and expertise. He has freely offered me guidance and assistance when I needed it. Grant is a dedicated advocate and an asset to the profession.


    Debra Quinn Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph Brien

    I endorse this lawyer. I found Grant Phillips attentive to the client’s concerns and was diligent in their representation. Grant was quick to respond their questions and provide useful information. Grant worked hard to meet the client’s needs. It was a pleasure to work with Grant and I look forward to our future collaborations.


    Joseph Brien Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Phillips Law Group, P.A.

New World Tower.
100 North Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 2303
Miami, FL, 33132



NYCurrently registered 200703/13/2015
FLMember in Good Standing200408/12/2015
NJAdministrative - Not authorized to practice200310/25/2010

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Samuel Kirschenbaum PrizeBrooklyn Law School2003
Highest Grade Real Estate Graduating Class 03CALI AWARD2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerPHILLIPS LAW GROUP, P.A.2006 - Present
Senior ManagerRobert Half International, Inc.2004 - 2006
AssociateTanenbaum & Morgenstern, LLP2002 - 2004
Legal InternFine, Olin & Anderman, LLP2001 - 2002
InternLaw Offices of Richard Tanenbaum2000 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of FloridaMember2010 - Present
Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of FloridaMember2009 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
New York City Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Florida BarN/A2004 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Distressed Real Estate NotesSuccessful purchase and Investment
Walmart false shoplifting claimWalmart settled case with cash settlement.
Life Settlement Sales and Purchase.$850,000,000 of death benefit succesfully sold and purchased.

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Publication NameTitleDate
http://miamidebtlawyer.blogspot.comDebt Settlement - A Highly Questionable Practice!2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brooklyn Law SchoolJuris Doctorate J.D.LAW2003
Rabbinical Academy Mesivta Chaim BerlinTheologyBaccalaureate2000
Gateshead Rabbinical YeshivaTheologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1997

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Lunch & Learn.Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Basics.2013
EK Marketing South Florida RoundtableModification Myth and Real Foreclosure Defense.2011
BNI Elite ProfessionalsFlorida and Basic Asset Protection2011
NEW YORK YOUNG PROFESSIONAL ENTREPRENEURSENTITY FORMATION "What's right for me?" - LLC v LLP v. C corp and S Corp - Liability & Tax status2010