General Counsel

Phil joined the Pallas team, as its general counsel, with over 30 years experience as a practicing attorney. The majority of Phil's professional experience was as founder and managing partner of a 22 attorney law firm, specializing in business and insurance litigation. 

During his practice, Phil was involved as issuers counsel in over $275,000,000 in financing and provided general corporate representation for business in a wide range of areas. Phil has extensive experience in the area of health and casualty insurance and negotiated, on behalf of his clients, excess and stop-loss insurance policies with a number of major reinsurance companies located both in America and Europe. 

Phil served for over eight years as a director of a SEC-regulated money market fund based in New York and was involved as an attorney in securing high dollar letter of credit facilities with large international banks. Most recently Phil has been active as attorney and owner for several closely held businesses including the development and sale of a 26 acre beach front property in Hawaii. 

Phil has both an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and law degree from the University of Kentucky. He is admitted to practice both in Kentucky and Hawaii and is a member of both Bar Associations.