Philip Greene is an attorney, writer and cocktail historian/mixologist living in Washington, D.C. He is one of the founding members of the legal counsel to the Museum of the American Cocktail, based in New Orleans. In his ‘day job’, Philip is an intellectual property law attorney with the U.S. Department of Commerce, and recently concluded a one-year teaching fellowship in internet law at Victoria University School of Law in Wellington, New Zealand, where he found time to do a couple of cocktail seminars for the Kiwis. Having deep roots in New Orleans, Philip is an authority on New Orlean’s history and its rich cocktail tradition, and his Oleanian ancestors include Antoine Amedee Peychaud, the creator of Peychaud’s Bitters, and the father of the original Sazerac (cocktail).
Phil also is working on a book titled "To Have and Have Another - The Hemingway Bartender's Companion”, and will be presenting a seminar by that name at this year's Tales of the Cocktail event in New Orleans (July 17). Phil also offers consulting services for the bar and restaurant trade. He is based in Washington, D.C.