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                           Philip L. Chapman, Esq.
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Phil Chapman concentrates in counseling New Jersey business owners of small to medium sized companies, including a business that is family owned.

Why is Phil Chapman such an effective business lawyer?
Because so much of effective counseling involves judgment based on experience.

As a "Primary care lawyer" Phil Chapman provides a broad range of counsel for your business-including knowing when "to bring in experienced lawyers with specialized knowledge", including businesses that are family owned

Phil's experience in, and knowledge of,  New Jersey Law is abundant. This allows him to be effective as he takes a step back to examine complex business issues using a broader focus. By first examining a situation in its entirety, Phil can often come up with a simple business solution - sometimes even removing the need for legal remedy.


Currently listed as a specialist in mediation of business disputes on  mediation com web site


In cooperation with Mediation.com there is are new sections for current information on business and family mediation disputes See menu above to link to FAQ section and  Power Pages.

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 New eBook on Mediation of Business Disputes now available for download


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  Why you want Phil Chapman as counsel to your New Jersey business


Phil's experience and knowledge of law is vast, yet his concern is laser focused on his clients.


When you meet him, he will listen carefully to your business concerns and work to gain a full understanding of your business needs.


As your legal counsel, his attention to your business will remain prompt, continuous and concerned. Your emails and calls will be responded to quickly. You will never feel your lawyer has a client more important than you and your business.

Phil Chapman at a glance:


Graduated from Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey


Received his legal degree from Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA


A member of the New Jersey Bar


Of Counsel to the firm of Lum, Drasco & Positan, LLC of Roseland, New Jersey


Accomplished lecturer and published author

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Special Recognitions and Awards:


For 31 years cited in Martindale-Hubbell legal directory as “AV”, their highest rating given to attorneys.


Cited for the 18th consecutive year in Best Lawyers in America as one of New Jersey’s best counsel to people in business.


2005-2011 listed as one of New Jersey's "Super lawyers". Attorneys named to New Jersey Super Lawyers represent the top 5% of those practicing in the state. The attorneys featured in New Jersey Super Lawyers were selected by their peers in an extensive nomination and polling process conducted by the research team at Super Lawyers, a service of Thomson Reuters, Legal division based in Eagan, MN and published in New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine and a special advertising section in New Jersey Monthly and New Jersey Super Lawyers magazine.

        Contact Phil Chapman now at pchapman@lumlaw.com or by phone at 973-228-6786

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