One of the founding partners of Neal Gerber Eisenberg, Phil C. Neal was a partner in the Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Litigation and Corporate Governance practice groups, focusing on trial and appellate litigation, with an emphasis on antitrust, securities laws, and regulatory matters, as well as constitutional litigation.
Mr. Neal was a professor at Stanford Law School and the University of Chicago Law School. He was Dean of the University of Chicago Law School from 1963 to 1975.
While in law school, Mr. Neal was President of the Harvard Law Review. He served as law clerk to Justice Robert H. Jackson, U.S. Supreme Court.
Court Admissions — U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Experience — Represented Sealy, Inc. in 11-year antitrust litigation with licensee, involving a dozen suits, numerous trial court proceedings, and seven appellate decisions
Represented American College of Physicians in antitrust action by a group of chiropractors against the major medical professional organizations, obtaining only dismissal, after trial, of the orgRepresented board of directors of Dow Chemical Company in shareholder derivative action arising from breast-implant litigation
Represented Shearson American Express Co. in litigation over fees for services in Milwaukee railroad reorganization
Represented Pasadena, Calif., Little Rock, Ark., and Denver, Col. school boards, respectively, in litigation leading to termination of court jurisdiction in school desegregation cases
Represented Bank of America in various commercial litigation matters
Represented Ticketmaster, Inc. in class action charging illegal price maintenance, obtaining dismissal of damage claims in trial and appellate courts