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Adams and Reese is pleased to announce Philip B. Sherman has joined the firm’s Real estate practice and New Orleans office as Special Counsel.

In his real estate-focused practice, Sherman represents lenders and developers in a variety of transformative projects. He has worked on details including the acquisition, financing, development and leasing of all types of developments. Among the projects Sherman has worked on are office buildings, apartments, condominiums, restaurants and hospitals.

Sherman assists clients in land-use planning, including zoning, subdivisions and permitting, helping them overcome roadblocks and red tape to keep projects moving forward.

In addition to his real estate law experience, Sherman has broad general business and securities law experience.

Sherman has worked to bring several notable sporting events to the Greater New Orleans area, representing 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 the city.

In 2015, Sherman 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. He currently serves as the chairman of the Judiciary Commission.

Sherman is a 2007 graduate of the Loyola Institute of Politics. He received his J.D. from Tulane University Law School in 2006 and his B.A. in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in 2003.