Neil is responsible for the recruitment, professional development, and training of legal professionals at the firm. He is a staunch advocate of empowering law students and lawyers in their careers and takes pride in seeing them succeed.
Prior to joining the firm, Neil headed up the Career Development Office of University of Toronto Faculty of Law and held similar positions in Washington, D.C., including the Assistant Dean of Career Services at the Howard University School of Law and the Director of Career Services at Georgetown Law Center. In these roles, he counseled students and alumni on their legal careers and professional development, as well as engaged in initiatives dealing with equity, diversity, and inclusion in the profession.
Neil also practiced law in the bankruptcy and general litigation groups of a mid-size, New York law firm and clerked for a federal judge on the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. He then practiced in a large D.C.-based law firm where he focused predominantly on securities litigation, government enforcement, and white-collar defense.