J. Philip Land

Shareholder  |  Greenville

Meet Philip

Philip Land is a business lawyer. His clients include company owners, real estate developers, investment funds and international businesses. He strives to provide practical solutions to complex legal matters.


  • •  Mergers and acquisitions
  • •  Fee in lieu of tax and special source revenue credit arrangements for relocating and expanding businesses
  • •  Textile mill and abandoned building revitalization credits for renovation projects
  • •  Job tax and job development credits for businesses hiring new employees
  • •  Lending and security agreements
  • •  Privatization of public assets
  • •  Corporate formation and entity structure evaluation for domestic and international companies
  • •  Outside Corporate Counsel to international manufacturers
  • •  Asset protection and risk mitigation advice and counsel

Prior to joining Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, Philip was a Regional Outreach Director for a United States Senator. In this role, he served as the Senator’s liaison to various constituent groups, including public and private economic development entities, utility providers, municipalities, trade associations and private businesses. He also helped projects receive funding from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Executive LL.M., Taxation, 2020
  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 2011
  • Hampden-Sydney College, B.A., 2006
  • South Carolina, 2011
  • District of Columbia, 2022
Honors and Awards
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) (2021-2023), Corporate Law (2021-2023) and Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2021-2023)
  • Greenville Business Magazine "Legal Elite of the Upstate" Banking and Finance Law 2019, Business Litigation (2020-2021), Commercial Real Estate Law 2021, Corporate Law – Business Organizations 2022, Corporate Law - Mergers & Acquisitions (2017-2018, 2020-2022), Corporate Law – Securities 2022, Economic Development 2022, Government Relations Law (2016, 2020-2021) and International Law (2020, 2022)
  • University of South Carolina School of Law Bronze Medallion Compleat Lawyer Award and Claud Sapp Award 2011
Professional and Civic Activities
  • South Carolina Bar
  • South Carolina Economic Developers' Association
  • District of Columbia Bar, International Law Community
  • Japan-America Association of South Carolina (JAASC)
Presentations and Publications