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Neil is Of Counsel in the Dispute Resolution group. His areas of focus include commercial litigation and arbitration matters (particularly those involving international or maritime issues), international contract disputes, creditors’ rights in US bankruptcy proceedings, obtaining pre- and post-judgment security, and vessel foreclosure. He also works on international and domestic transactions in the transportation sector, particularly those with maritime legal issues.
Neil is the immediate past Chair of the New York State Bar Association (“NYSBA”), International Section. He also co-chairs the NYSBA International Section Transportation Committee and is the Secretary of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Committee of the Maritime Law Association.
Neil lectures at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (“SIPA”), where he teaches Maritime Transportation, Law & Public Policy, a graduate-level course offered to SIPA and business school students by the Center for Energy, Marine Transportation & Public Policy (“CEMTPP”). Neil serves on the research team at CEMTPP, which is conducting academic and commercial research on the public policy response to strategic issues in marine transportation and the movement of energy supplies globally in light of the current economic climate.