Partner, McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, LLP
As head of the firm's technology practice group, Phillip Schmandt brings a broad range of experience representing clients in a variety of corporate transactions in the U.S. and Europe.
commitment to client service and long-term client relationships give him detailed knowledge of many issues and areas of law across industries including technology, e-commerce, real estate and energy.
n technology, e-commerce and energy, Phillip has significant experience serving as general counsel to an e-commerce marketplace for the oilfield services industry.
For seven years he
has provided expertise in structuring, negotiating, and drafting electronic data agreements, software licensing agreements, licensing and marketing agreements, joint ventures and strategic alliances.
has represented technology companies that serve the upstream oil and gas industry including U.S.-based and multi-national oil companies.
n real estate, he
has more than 20 years of diverse experience representing developers, governments and non-profit entities.
has extensive experience in all aspects of the development process, from entity formation and financing, acquisition, due diligence and entitlements, and sales and leasing.
has worked with residential, commercial and industrial developers and represented them before governmental agencies and governing bodies including municipalities, counties and state and federal agencies.
is also experienced in special district laws, including utilities and taxing districts.
has also represented governmental entities in preparing their own development regulations, which enables him to bring a balanced and practical approach to issues that arise in the development process.
hillip has practiced in state and federal courts and in international arbitration tribunals.