David L. Neale

Partner, Founder

David L. Neale, Partner, Founder

David L. Neale, founder and co-managing partner of LNBYB, is equally skilled in both litigating and negotiating complex issues. A graduate of Princeton University with highest honors and Columbia University School of Law, he is a member of the New York and California Bars. He has argued numerous appeals, dealing with bankruptcy issues involving pension law, entertainment law, real estate law, municipal finance and securities laws, and constitutional law, among other things.

Neale is both an experienced and aggressive litigator whose cases have resulted in several notable published opinions, and a seasoned negotiator who has confirmed dozens of Chapter 11 plans of reorganization. He also brings his skills to bear as a member of the Mediation Panel for the Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York County Bar Association, Century City Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Financial Lawyers Conference, Turnaround Management Association, and the Commercial Law League of America. Mr. Neale served on the Board of Directors of the AIDS Project Los Angeles and the Los Angeles division of the American Friends of Hebrew University.