Philip S. May

801 17th Street, NW
Suite 1050
Washington, DC 20006

Philip is a litigator who represents a variety of clients in high-stakes patent litigation matters. With a background in chemistry, Philip focuses his practice primarily on representation of pioneer pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman litigation. 

He has experience representing clients at all stages of litigation from pre-litigation through appeal including both jury and bench trials as well as evidentiary hearings at the USITC. Philip has participated in federal court trials conducted both in-person and remotely, as well as TRO, preliminary injunction, and motion hearings. 

Philip also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in asylum and immigration matters, housing disputes, civil rights litigation, and indigent criminal defense. 

Philip clerked for Judge Joseph E. Irenas and Judge Robert B. Kugler of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey as well as Judge Henry F. Floyd of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Philip received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, his M.Litt. with distinction in dissertation from the University of St. Andrews, and his B.S. with high honors from Emory University.