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Elliott Hunter Phillips, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1948. Recipient Spitzley award Detroit Institute for Children, 1986, Harvard Alumni Association Distinguished Service award, 1991.


Phillips, Elliott Hunter was born on February 14, 1919 in Birmingham, Michigan, United States. Son of Frank Elliott and Gertrude (Zacharias) Phillips.


Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Harvard University, 1940;Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1947.


Since practiced in, Detroitpartner, Hill Lewis (formerly Hill, Lewis, Adams, Goodrich & Tait), 1953-1989;of counsel, Hill Lewis (formerly Hill, Lewis, Adams, Goodrich & Tait), 1989-1996;of counsel, Clark Hill, since 1996. Chairman, Board Of Directors Detroit & Canada Tunnel Corporation. President, director Detroit and Windsor Subway Company.

Member Michigan Board Accountancy, 1965-1973.


  • Bar: Michigan 1948.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor to legal and accounting journals.


Chairman board directors Southeastern Michigan chapter American Red Cross. President, trustee McGregorFund. Trustee Boys Republic, Detroit Institute for Children, United Way Southeastern Michigan, University Liggett School.

Member of national major gifts committee Harvard University, Harvard President's Associations, since 1974. President's Council, 1990, member overseers commission to visit Law School, overseers committee university resouces, Michigan chairman Harvard College Fund. Trustee, president Church Youth Svc.

Member DetroitArea county Boy Scouts American Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1946. Fellow Michigan State Bar Foundation (life), American Bar Foundation (life). Member American Bar Association, State Bar Michigan, Detroit Bar Association, Lincoln's Inn Society, Society Colonial Wars in Michigan and Florida, Country Club Detroit, Detroit Club (president 1988-1989), Yondotega Club, Leland Country Club, Grosse Pointe Club, Harvard Eastern Michigan Club (president 1955-1956, Distinguished Alumnus award 1992), Harvard Club New York City, John's Island Club.


Married Gail Carolyn Isbey, April 22, 1950. Children– Elliott Hunter, Alexandra.

Frank Elliott Phillips

Gertrude (Zacharias) Phillips

Gail Carolyn Isbey

Elliott Hunter Phillips

Alexandra Phillips