Neeraj

Neeraj "Neil" Verma

Shareholder
Houston,  TX  U.S.A.
Phone713.374.3585

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Global
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 713.374.3585
Fax: 713.754.7585
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/NeilVerma
 
University George Washington University, B.A., Political Science, 1997
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2000 Managing Editor, Michigan Journal of International Law, 1999-2000
 
Admitted2000, Texas
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, North American South Asian Bar Association

•Awards Selection Committee, 2013

•Election Commissioner, 2011

•Board Member, 2010-2011

•Member, South Asian Bar Association of Houston

•Secretary, 2011-2012

•Vice-President of Corporate Affairs, 2010-2011

•Member, American Bar Association

•Member, Houston Bar Association

•Member, Houston Young Lawyers Association

•Member, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston

•Member, State Bar of Texas

•Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association

•Member, University of Michigan Alumni Association, Houston, Texas Chapter

 
BornPlainfield, New Jersey, January 17, 1975
 
Biography

Neeraj Neil Verma has assisted clients on a wide variety of matters including corporate and securities, litigation and compliance. His years of experience in commercial litigation in various domestic and international jurisdictions uniquely situates Neil to foresee and assist clients with the transactional demands of their business. He has also worked on India-related commercial litigation, transactional and compliance matters.

Areas of Concentration

•Corporate and securities

•Litigation and arbitration

•Compliance

Awards & Recognition

•Listed,Super Lawyersmagazine,Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009-2014

•Listed,Texas Lawyermagazine, Legal Leaders on the Rise, 2013

•Recipient, Outstanding Asian Americans in Business Award, Asian American Business Development Center, 2012

•Listed,H Texasmagazine, Lawyers on the Fast Track, 2004, 2007-2008

Noteworthy Experience

Corporate

•Served as acting in-house counsel for finance client.

•Coordinated private offerings including private placement memoranda, subscription documents, and partnership, operating, and other supporting contracts.

•Assisted with merger and acquisition transactions.

•Drafted debt and equity transaction documents for public companies.

•Reviewed S.E.C. filings including Regulation D, 10-Ks and 10-Qs.

Global

•Worked with the New Delhi office of one of the largest law firms in India for several months as a visiting consultant with an arbitration and transactional practice group.

•Assisted with implementation of client's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance program.

Litigation & Arbitration

•ICDR arbitration: Prosecuted breach of contract claim for a Canadian railcar parts company against a Ukrainian manufacturer of railroad wheels resulting in a $12,000,000 award.

•AAA arbitration: Second chaired successful defense of a California power company against contract and fraud claims exceeding $10,000,000 resulting in a zero award.

•Ad hoc arbitration: Participated in successful prosecution of claim on unpaid accounts at hearing held in Cochin (Kerala), India.

•Trial experience on business litigation matters, including finance, environmental law, California wage and hour matters and recovery of attorneys' fees.

•Experience in alter ego, real estate, energy, toxic tort, environmental and insurance law.

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

Speeches

•Panelist, India: The Jewel of the Emerging Markets, HSBC Global Connections conference, June 25, 2013

•Speaker, Corporate Liability, Indo-American Chamber of Commerce: 7th Indo-US Economic Summit, New Delhi, India, February 11, 2011

Articles

•Published article on developments in India's foreign direct investment regulations inBusiness in South Asia, April 2009

Associated News & Events

Press-Releases

03.15.14 13 Greenberg Traurig Texas Attorneys Named 2014 'Texas Rising Stars' by Super Lawyers Magazine

04.11.13 Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Neeraj Neil Verma Named Legal Leader on the Rise by Texas Lawyer

03.07.13 Greenberg Traurig Elevates 5 Attorneys to Shareholder in Texas, 44 Attorneys to Shareholder Globally

03.05.13 Greenberg Traurig Elevates 43 Attorneys to Shareholder, 18 to Of Counsel

04.25.12 Greenberg Traurig Associate Neil Verma is Selected as a Recipient of the 2012 50 Outstanding Asian Americans in Business Award

08.05.11 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Elected to South Asian Bar Association of Houston Board

07.12.11 Greenberg Traurig Houston Attorneys Participate in National North American South Asian Bar Association (NASABA) Convention

06.16.11 Greenberg Traurig Associate Neeraj Neil Verma Receives NASABA 2011 Cornerstone Award

03.22.11 Ten Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Selected 'Texas Rising Stars' by Super Lawyers Magazine

 
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Office Information

Neeraj "Neil" Verma

1000 Louisiana, Suite 1700
HoustonTX 77002




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