Neal’s business litigation experience has included the successful trial and arbitration of many dozens of cases involving a broad spectrum of issues, including but not limited to the Uniform Commercial Code, “lender liability” law, fraudulent conveyance avoidance, preference avoidance, partnership disputes, state and federal securities law issues, business torts, construction litigation, Miller Act litigation, employment litigation, and general contract litigation. These trials have resulted in overwhelmingly favorable outcomes and a number of reported decisions from the United States District Courts and United States Courts of Appeals. Neal has significant, successful jury trial experience. He has argued cases to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits. Within the past 24 months alone, Neal has briefed and argued two successful appeals in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

In recent years, Neal has also represented a large, national insurance company, Allstate, in multiple highly disputed rate regulation cases. Working closely with expert actuaries and economists, he has tried two of these cases to administrative tribunals in the states of Alabama and California.

Neal has also handled multiple disputes involving agencies of the United States government including, but not limited to, the Small Business Administration, Farmers Home Administration, Department of Agriculture, and Department of Defense.

He has successfully tried and/or handled arbitration of commercial cases and administrative proceedings involving many millions of dollars for such large corporations as A.E. Staley, Pillsbury, Allstate, and Abbott Laboratories.