Neil focuses his practice primarily in the areas of occupational safety and health law, equal employment opportunity law, and wage-hour law. In the area of occupational safety and health, Neil has assisted employers with their compliance obligations in the United States and in establishing and improving employee safety and health programs in Europe and Latin America. Neil is a frequent lecturer throughout the country on both OSH Act compliance topics and employment law issues. He has been named a “Georgia Super Lawyer.”

Honors & Recognitions

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Employment Law - Management (2013-2024)
  • Chambers USA Guide® (2009-2024)
  • Georgia Super Lawyers® (2004-2005, 2012-2020)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence   

Professional & Civic Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • AA Synagogue
  • Atlanta Humane Society, Board of Directors (2010-2015)
  • Quest for the Best, Advisory Committee 

Press Room

About Me

Neil enjoys jogging, weight lifting and reading. He is married and has four sons.

News & Analysis

Speaking Engagements & Industry Publications

  • “OSHA Updates Under the New Administration,” presented at the Meat Industry Summit, April 2017
  • “OSHA Update,” presented at the North American Meat Institute’s Worker Safety Conference for the Meat and Poultry Industry, January 2017
  • “OSHA: Hang on to Your Pocketbooks and Wallets,” presented at the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Annual Meeting, October 2016

Blogs, Videos & Podcasts

Blog Posts

  • Sharpen Your FOCUS: Perspectives on Workplace Diversity ,


  • “There are two ways to lead your life: karaoke or authenticity.”
  • Malcolm McLaren, Manager of a Notorious Rock Band


Practice Emphasis

  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Employee Relations Counseling
  • EEO Training


University of Georgia

  • J.D., 1980
  • Staff member of the International Law Journal

Tulane University

  • B.S., Psychology, magna cum laude, 1977

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Georgia, 1980
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