Neil Dilloff's diversified national litigation practice includes significant experience in insurance, professional malpractice, and construction litigation, as well as roles as lead counsel in many large, complex commercial litigation matters. He has tried more than 100 cases in state and federal courts and has won two of the largest plaintiffs' verdicts in Maryland history. Mr. Dilloff also has achieved over a dozen recoveries in excess of $1 million. He has also successfully defended law firms, insurance companies, and other organizations.
Mr. Dilloff has written more than 35 articles and books on a variety of subjects in various legal journals. He teaches civil trial practice, trial advocacy, settlement negotiations, and deposition practice for the Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers; is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maryland School of Law and at the University of Baltimore School of Law; and serves as a civil case mediator on the Baltimore City Circuit Court's Mediation Panel. In 2009, he was selected to become a member of ADR Maryland, a select group of litigators who are experienced as neutrals in such alternative dispute resolution techniques as arbitration and mediation. Mr. Dilloff served in the US Navy as a lieutenant in the Judge Advocate General's Corps.
In Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, the leading global research firm Chambers & Partners ranks him as one of the best business litigators in Maryland. Chambers praises him as "one of the best trial lawyers in the country," a "master of the courtroom" whose "thoroughness, integrity and intellect were all deemed to be absolutely first-rate," and quotes clients who say: "He's everything you look for in a first-class litigator: frank and direct, he is a quick learner, and has a great team behind him." In 2009, American Lawyer magazine named him among the Best Lawyers in America in the category of legal malpractice defense. He is listed as a "Maryland litigation star" in Benchmark Litigation. He is also listed in The National Registry of Who's Who and in The Best Lawyers in America. Baltimore SmartCEO magazine has named him one of Maryland's Legal Elite. He has been named a Maryland Super Lawyer for several years and in both 2008 and 2009, he was cited as one of the state's top 50 Super Lawyers.