J. Philip Land

Associate  |  Greenville

Meet Philip

Philip Land is a business lawyer who helps companies and their owners purchase and sell assets and equity, enter into commercial transactions and structure tax incentives to facilitate new investment and expansion.


  • •  Mergers and acquisitions
  • •  Fee in lieu of tax and special source revenue credit arrangements for relocating and expanding businesses
  • •  Abandoned building and textile revitalization credits for renovation projects
  • •  Tariff exclusion requests
  • •  Job tax and job development credits for businesses hiring new employees
  • •  Lending and security agreements
  • •  Lease agreements for real estate, buildings, equipment, and employees
  • •  Privatization of public assets
  • •  Non-compete, earn-out, and other employment related agreements
  • •  Corporate formation and entity structure evaluation for domestic and international companies

Prior to joining Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, Philip was the Piedmont Regional Outreach Director for the Office of U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham. 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 US Economic Development Administration.

  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 2011
  • Hampden-Sydney College, B.A., 2006
  • South Carolina, 2011
Honors and Awards
  • Greenville Business Magazine "Legal Elite of the Upstate" Banking & Finance Law (2019), Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2017-2018) and Government Affairs Law (2016)
  • 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
Presentations and Publications
  • “The Re-Emergence of the C-Corporation,” HSB 2019 Corporate Law for Accountants Seminar Series
  • "The Nuts and Bolts of Economic Development Incentives," South Carolina Economic Development Institute, North Augusta, SC, August 8, 2019
  • "Keeping the Walls Up: Tips for Avoiding Amalgamation," HSB 2018 Corporate Law for Accountants Seminar Series
  • "Exclusion from New Tariffs on Chinese Goods," GGI International Tax Newsletter, Autumn 2018 (p. 12)

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