Neil retired in 2020 after 23 years with Ulmer. Neil focused on business and real estate transactions, as well as estate and tax planning for business owners. He served as general counsel to numerous owner-managed, privately held businesses, including those which own, develop, and manage real estate (both residential and commercial), as well as those engaged in manufacturing, retail, consumer products, and automobile sale and leasing. He handled all aspects of sophisticated business and real estate acquisitions and sales, financings (debt and private equity, taxable and tax-exempt) and refinancings. He represented owners in connection with complicated tax-deferred transactions and low-income housing projects utilizing tax-credit equity, and has significant experience with numerous governmental loan programs. Neil achieved the highest rating, AV Preeminent®, from Martindale-Hubbell®.
(B.A., summa cum laude with honors and distinction in Philosophy, 1974)
Phi Beta Kappa
(Danforth Fellow in Graduate School of Philosophy, 1974-75)