Jim C. Phillips

Senior Associate
Direct: 214-888-3119
Fax: 214-888-3109
Email: jphillips@palterlaw.com
From pivotal transactional matters to complex commercial disputes, Jim Phillips understands the critical importance of strategic PLANNING and effective EXECUTION in both the boardroom and the courtroom.


J.D., St. Mary’s University School of Law
B.A., University of North Texas

Bar Admissions:

State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Ohio
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit


Jim Phillips represents businesses in complex and general commercial litigation both in state and federal court and before arbitration panels, including AAA and FINRA. He also works with business clients on a variety of transactional matters, including commercial contract negotiation, license agreements, leases, corporate governance, and succession planning.

After graduating from the University of North Texas in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Minor in English, Mr. Phillips received his law degree in 2013 from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. During law school, Mr. Phillips served as a judicial intern to Justice Sharon McCally of the Fourteenth Court of Appeals of Texas in Houston.

Professional Affiliations:

Texas Young Lawyers Association
Ohio State Bar Association