Neil has been a trial lawyer in Los Angeles for the past twenty-five years, primarily in solo practice before joining the Beverly Hills firm of Rufus-Isaacs, Acland & Grantham. During his career, Neil has tried numerous civil and criminal matters to successful conclusion in a wide and varied number of legal fields. These include plaintiff representation in civil matters involving personal injury, civil rights and constitutional violations litigation, police misconduct, product liability and fraud, and, as a criminal defense attorney, virtually every category of felony and misdemeanor, from driving under the influence through murder.
Criminal Defense Neil has joined Rufus-Isaacs, Acland & Grantham as our lead criminal defense attorney. All criminal and quasi-criminal matters are handled by this firm, from misdemeanors such as driving under the influence, petty theft, resisting arrest and simple assault, through the most serious felonies, including murder, attempted murder, shaken baby syndrome matters, drug cases, felony assault and battery, domestic violence, robbery and white-collar crime.
Consultation Currently primarily focusing his practice on criminal defense, Neil is available for consultation on all criminal and quasi-criminal matters.
Voiding Convictions Neil has also developed a highly successful line of practice voiding convictions subject to attack on constitutional grounds.
Civil Litigation Neil continues to represent plaintiffs in personal injury and general tort matters, as well as handling appellate cases, both civil and criminal, before all California courts.