Phil moved to Lake Mary over twenty years ago. Prior to practicing law, Phil worked for a variety of major corporations as well as start-up ventures. Phil also earned numerous sales productivity awards while with American Express, Expedia.com and Cendant. Phil’s experience has helped him gain a deep understanding of business that provides him with a unique insight into the constantly changing business landscape and has real world experience in the ongoing challenges of business operations. This business background combined with Phil’s legal knowledge permits him to combine common sense business solutions and legal considerations when providing strategic legal advice to clients.
Phil graduated from Rollins College with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management with a minor in Economics. After working in the business world for a number of years, Phil decided to attend Florida A&M University College of Law where he received his Juris Doctor. In law school, Phil participated in Moot Court and the Community Economic Development Clinic programs.
Prior to joining Cipparone & Cipparone, P.A., Phil operated his own law firm as well as handling complex litigation and transactional matters for two Central Florida law firms. In addition to Phil’s law firm experience, he was Vice President and Corporate Counsel to a global software provider.
Phil provides strategic legal advice to companies and individuals on issues relating to complex litigation, complex commercial agreements, technology/SaaS agreements, privacy, employment, compliance, regulations, non-profits, FAA, real estate, licensing, and trademarks. Phil is also a recognized expert in the emerging area of drone law.
Phil is a member of the Florida Bar, Seminole County Bar Association, Seminole County Inn of Court and United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Outside of the office, Phil enjoys playing golf and snow skiing.