Neil’s broad commercial litigation practice has included class actions and antitrust disputes, fraud and conspiracy claims, and high-profile defamation and First Amendment cases. He has extensive experience litigating employment-related matters including discrimination and retaliation claims, wage and hour disputes, and trade secret misappropriation. Neil also litigates shareholder, insurance, contract and property disputes, among many other types of cases. Some of his recent engagements have included defending an international company in a federal pregnancy discrimination case, defending the former officer of a logistics provider in an action to rescind a $200 million M&A transaction, and recovering an award of more than $1.2 million for a registered financial representative in an arbitration proceeding before FINRA. Neil’s work representing the news media to enforce the Illinois FOIA was recently praised in the Chicago Reader.
Outside the courtroom, Neil counsels start-ups and established businesses alike with respect to their day-to-day affairs, including labor and employment matters, B2B transactions, customer agreements, and the implications of social media in commercial contexts. Neil saves his clients time and money by drawing from his significant litigation experience to help them develop business strategies and best practices that avoid legal risks.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Neil M. Rosenbaum