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R. Neal Keesee, Jr. has extensive experience in all areas of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, contracts, computer law, tax, succession planning, employee benefits, real estate, financing, creditor's rights and venture capital.


Neal is a frequent speaker on topics of interest to business owners and has authored chapters about corporate legal practice and limited liability companies in Virginia.


Neal is listed in Best Lawyers in America and as a Legal Elite in Virginia Business in both business law and intellectual property. His contributions to the local business community don’t go unnoticed – he was nominated for Small Business Advocate of the Year in 2007 and 2011 by members of the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce.


Neal joined Woods Rogers in 1988 after completing undergraduate work in accounting at Virginia Tech (magna cum laude) and earning his law degree from the College of William & Mary. He was a member of the Order of the Coif and the William & Mary Law Review.


He’s a board member of the Al Pollard Memorial Foundation, helping to raise scholarship funds in the name of a Roanoke corporate leader.


Practice areas


  1. Corporate: 50%
  2. Tax: 20%
  3. Intellectual Property: 20%
  4. Real Estate: 10%


Payment types:

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Contact info

10 South Jefferson Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 14125
Roanoke, VA, 24038-4125


VAAuthorized to practice law198803/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselWoods Rogers, PLC1988 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia State BarMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Roanoke Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Al Pollard Memorial FoundationBoard MemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
College of William and MaryLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Non-Profit Seminar SeriesIs your association aware of and in compliance with all of the laws governing non-profit organizations?2008