Philip F. Head

Real estate private equity funds, syndicators, developers, investors, and owner-operators involved in the multifamily real estate sector rely on Philip Head for counsel in transactional matters. Negotiating the complex joint ventures and multi-tiered ownership structures necessary for sophisticated acquisition and financing vehicles, Philip has closed apartment acquisitions, dispositions, and re-financings with an aggregate value in excess of $1.5 Billion.

Philip has guided borrowers through the intricacies of financing multifamily properties through the:

  •     Freddie Mac Seller Services Program
  •     Fannie Mae Delegated Underwriting and Servicing product line
  •     HUD/FHA insurance program

In addition to his multifamily experience, Philip assists developers, owners, and tenants in the development and leasing of stand-alone and multi-tenant office, industrial, retail, and healthcare properties.

One of the nation's largest wireless communications companies turns to Philip for representation with respect to the siting of communication towers. Philip has successfully represented the company—as well as other clients—in more than 70 land use and zoning hearings before municipalities, boards of zoning appeals, planning commissions, and other governmental agencies.

Honors and Recognitions

  • 2018 Chambers & Partners Recognized Practitioner, Real Estate
  • 2019 Best Lawyers


  • Member, Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations
  • Member, National Multi-Housing Council
  • Member, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
  • Member, International Council of Retail Shopping Centers (ICSC)



  • J.D., cum laude, University of Tennessee, 2004,

    Member and Research Editor - Tennessee Law Review

  • B.A., magna cum laude, Vanderbilt University, 2001

Legal Services

Industries Served

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee

Up Close

Above all, Philip enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys.  In his spare time, Philip enjoys hunting and spending time on his family farm in Shelbyville, Tennessee.  In a former life, he was a competitive clay target shooter, but nowadays, he shoots for par on the golf course.