Philip Goodpasture's corporate and business practice focuses on internet commerce, the music entertainment industry and investment and joint venture strategies for business and individuals. He provides advice to clients on legal and business matters, such as deal structure, transaction strategy and strategic planning. Also, he often coordinates the interaction of his clients with other legal specialists within the firm.

Philip Goodpasture's corporate and business practice focuses on internet commerce, the music entertainment industry and investment and joint venture strategies for business and individuals. He provides advice to clients on legal and business matters, such as deal structure, transaction strategy and strategic planning. Also, he often coordinates the interaction of his clients with other legal specialists within the firm.

Philip has extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, venture capital transactions, and executive employment arrangements. He regularly works on trademark, copyright and related intellectual property matters and has assisted clients on matters related to charitable giving structures and related issues.

He is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Richmond Bar Association and the Greater Richmond Intellectual Property Law Association.

He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© (2007-present) and has been named a “Super Lawyer” by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine (2006-present). In addition, he has been named to Virginia Business magazine’s list of the “Legal Elite” (2008-2010, 2012) and Martindale-Hubbell has rated him an AV attorney, its highest rating available.

Active in the community, Philip is on the board of directors of The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education and The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia. He is on the finance committee of Richmond Hill and an advisory board member of The Institute for Actual Innocence at the University of Richmond School of Law. He is a 1994 graduate of Leadership Metro Richmond and a 1995 graduate of America’s Red Cross Leadership Development Council. He is a former board member of Planned Parenthood of Virginia, City Celebrations and Volunteer Emergency Families for Children.

He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, with high distinction, from the University of Virginia in 1982 and his Juris Doctor degree, also from the University of Virginia, in 1985.