An accomplished M&A practitioner with an extensive track record in cross-border joint ventures, Neal’s long experience in emerging markets and the Arabian Gulf region in particular provides his US and international clients with insight into business practices and cultural norms underlying their transactions.
Neal advises clients on international corporate and commercial transactions, with a particular emphasis on international mergers and acquisitions and cross-border joint ventures. He is able to draw on many years of experience working on major cross-border deals.
Neal has assisted multinational, US and Middle Eastern clients on a wide range of transactions, including joint ventures in the telecommunications, construction, media and defense-related space. He has also been involved in international asset dispositions and acquisitions.
His clients include industrial enterprises, media companies, defense contractors, commercial satellite manufacturers, mobile telephone operators, financial institutions and technology companies. Neal has particular experience working with clients operating in the Arabian Gulf region. He lived and worked in Saudi Arabia for eight years and was resident partner in what became the Firm's Saudi Arabian office.
He is a member of the International Bar Association, as well as the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
US District Court for the Southern District of New York