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Biography

Neal has represented employers in single plaintiff and class and collective action litigation claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the American’s with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Occupational Safety and Health Act and various other federal and state employment laws. He also regularly advises employers on compliance with laws governing hiring, discipline, compensation, termination and other employment practices.

Neal’s experience includes defense verdicts in jury trials and arbitrations, defense victories in appellate courts, summary judgment and motion to dismiss dismissals in federal and state courts and dismissals in proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Labor, Ohio Unemployment Compensation Review Commission and various other state and federal agencies.

While at Boston College, Neal co-founded and chaired the South Asian Law Students Association (SALSA).

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Experience

Legal Work Highlights

Recently obtained a complete dismissal of a class and collective action wage and hour claim

Recently obtained complete dismissal of breach of employment contract claim on Motion to Dismiss

Defense verdict: Evans v. United Parcel Service, Inc., U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Defense verdict:  Robinson v. GE Aviation, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Bar Membership

Neal is licensed to practice in the following state:

Ohio, 2007

Courts

Neal is admitted to practice before the following courts:

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

U.S. District Court, District of Kansas

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2014-2019

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Ohio Bar Association

Cincinnati Bar Association

American Bar Association

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

IKRON, Board of Trustees

Greater Cincinnati Minority Counsel Program, Annual Meeting Award Committee

Major Publications

Neal is an author of the following publications:

Expanded ADA:  Changing Things in The Workplace

Kentucky Hospitals Association:  The Family and Medical Leave Act

What Does The ADA Amendments Act of 2008 Mean to My Business

Firm Committees

Neal serves on the following committee at Frost Brown Todd:

Recruiting Committee, Member