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
  • •  Tax Incentives and Credits
  • •  Commercial Transactions
  • •  CFIUS compliance for Greenfield and M&A
  • •  Outside Corporate Counsel to international manufacturers
  • •  Tax efficient entity structuring for domestic and international businesses
  • •  General advice and counsel regarding asset protection, risk mitigation, dispute resolution and strategic growth

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
  • New York, 2023
Honors and Awards
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) (2021-2024), Corporate Law (2021-2024) and Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2021-2024)
  • 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 (2022-2023), Corporate Law - Mergers & Acquisitions (2017-2018, 2020-2023), Corporate Law – Securities (2022-2023), Economic Development (2022-2023), Government Relations Law (2016, 2020-2021) and International Law (2020, 2022-2023)
  • University of South Carolina School of Law Bronze Medallion 2011 Compleat Lawyer Award and 2011 Claud Sapp Award
Professional and Civic Activities
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Southern Economic Development Council, FDI Committee Member (2023-Present)
  • South Carolina Economic Developers' Association
  • District of Columbia Bar, International Law Community, Foreign Investment and Finance Committee Co-Chair (2023-Present)
  • Japan-America Association of South Carolina (JAASC)
Presentations and Publications