Chaffe McCall Attorney Philip B. Sherman

Philip B. Sherman


As a partner in Chaffe McCall’s Business and Real Estate Section, Philip represents lenders and developers in the acquisition, financing, development and leasing of all types of developments, including:

  • Office buildings
  • Apartments
  • Condominiums
  • Restaurants
  • Hospitals

Philip’s experience also includes assisting clients in land-use planning, including zoning, subdivisions, and permitting. He has broad-based knowledge in the fields of general business and securities law, where he has assisted clients from starting a business to raising capital through private offerings.

Philip has also represented the local host committees in their negotiations to bring the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, 2022 NCAA Men’s Final Four and 2024 Super Bowl to New Orleans.

In 2015, Philip was appointed by the Conference of Court of Appeal Judges to serve a four year term as one of three attorney members on the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana.


  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law, 2018
  • Selected for inclusion in Louisiana Super Lawyers as a Rising Star, 2013-2019
  • Named as a Top Lawyer in Real Estate in New Orleans Magazine, 2012-2017
  • Named as New Orleans City Business‘ 2016 “Leadership in Law Honoree”
  • Named as “One to Watch” by New Orleans City Business Magazine, 2014


  • Judiciary Commission of Louisiana, Vice Chairman (2015-Present)
  • Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, Executive Committee Member (2009-Present), Chairman of the Board (2014-2015)
  • New Orleans Bowl, Inc., Board Member (2012-Present)
  • New Orleans Super Bowl Host Committee, Board of Directors
  • New Orleans NBA All-Star Host Committee, Board of Directors
  • Start the Adventure in Reading (STAIR), Board Member (2011 – 2015)