March 23, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 82


F. Phillip Hosp V

Phil Hosp is a litigation partner who knows how to win in a courtroom, at the settlement table, or in arbitration.  By understanding his clients’ business and objectives first, he provides pragmatic and creative strategic advice to financial institutions, including commercial and investment banks, direct lenders, private credit funds, and fintech companies in disputes, enforcement actions, and investigations. 

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Phil served four years as a tank officer in the U.S. Army, where he achieved the rank of Captain and received the Bronze Star in one of his two tours in Iraq.  Because of his education and real-world experience, Phil understands that organization, preparation, strategy, and speed are of the utmost importance in litigation.  He fights hard for clients and seeks every opportunity to win cases early and fast.

For over a decade, Phil has represented clients in state and federal courts in complex commercial litigation involving lender liability and fraud, unfair or deceptive acts or practices, unfair competition, securities fraud, and consumer protection claims.  He has also defended clients in investigations and litigation by the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI), and various District Attorneys’ Offices throughout California.  For example, in In re Sanctuary Belize Litig., Phil defended claims brought by the FTC alleging over $100 million in restitution and damages for allegedly deceptive marketing and sales involving a real estate development located in Belize.

Articles in the National Law Review database by F. Phillip Hosp V