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Phillip W. Field




Phillip’s practice covers a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, disposition, construction and financing of office, industrial, retail, and multifamily properties. Phillip also has experience in development, permitting and zoning matters.

Prior to joining Mintz, Phillip worked for a leading real estate boutique in Dallas, Texas. There Phillip represented national and regional lenders on mortgage transactions involving all manner of property. He also worked with investors in the office and multifamily space, negotiating and closing acquisitions, dispositions and related financings.

In law school, Phillip served as both staff editor and articles editor of the SMU Law Review. Outside of the office, Phillip volunteers with SquashBusters, a Boston-based nonprofit, and serves on the Alumni Board of the Brooks School, a secondary school in North Andover, Massachusetts.


  • SMU Dedman School of Law (JD, cum laude)
  • Vanderbilt University (BA, cum laude)


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Bay Area Office Landlords Get Further Clarity from Updated Shelter in Place Order

April 7, 2020 | Blog | By Phillip Field, Gabriel Schnitzler

On March 24, we posted a summary of California’s “shelter in place” order issued on March 16, 2020, and in particular discussed the relationship between it and the Bay Area county orders already in effect at the time. As expected, the Bay Area counties have since lengthened the duration of their shelter in place orders to May 3, 2020 (except Solano County, which extended to April 30) and implemented tighter restrictions.
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The California Shelter In Place Order; What it Means for Office Landlords

March 24, 2020 | Blog | By Phillip Field, Gabriel Schnitzler

On March 16, 2020, the City and County of San Francisco issued an order requiring all individuals in San Francisco County to “shelter in place” from March 17, 2020 through April 7, 2020. The surrounding Bay Area counties (e.g. Santa Clara County, Alameda County, etc., etc.) also issued orders largely mirroring San Francisco’s directive.
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On July 27, 2017, the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority announced, without specifying a replacement, that it would phase-out the London Interbank Offer Rate (LIBOR) by the end of 2021. LIBOR, a rate measured by short-term borrowing among large banks, has for decades been the reference rate underlying trillions of dollars’ worth of global financial transactions.
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