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Neil J. Verbrugge

Partner
Wagner Choi & Verbrugge
Topa Financial Center, Fort Street Tower, 745 Fort Street, Suite 1900
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Peer Rating
4.3 of 5.0
Client Rating
N/R
AV Rated
Experience & Credentials
Practice Areas
Bankruptcy Reorganization; Business Reorganization; Bankruptcy Litigation; Fraudulent Conveyance; Preferences; Foreclosures; Receiverships; Mortgages; Lender Liability; Debtor and Creditor; Collections; Contracts; Business Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Real Estate Litigation; Construction Law; Bankruptcy; Bankruptcy Chapter 11; Bankruptcy Chapter 7; Bankruptcy Collections; Bankruptcy Fraud; Commercial Bankruptcy; Commercial Foreclosure; Commercial Insolvency; Debtor Bankruptcy; Creditor Bankruptcy; Insolvency; Liquidations
University
Cornell College, B.S.S., 1993
Law School
University of Iowa, J.D., 1996
Admitted
1996, Iowa (inactive); 2000, Hawaii, U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
ISLN
915089169
Peer Reviews (17)
AV Rated
4.3/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Bankruptcy, Limited Liability Company Law, Litigation, Civil Litigation, Bankruptcy Litigation, Business Litigation and Debtor and Creditor Collections
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
4.4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4.4/5
Judgment
4.3/5
Communication Ability
4.4/5
Legal Experience
4.2/5
Peer Reviews (17)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 08/18/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 08/13/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 08/13/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 08/05/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Highly ethical, capable, and professional advocate.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 07/31/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Neil is universally highly respected and admired, for good reason. He is constantly expanding his already-vast knowledge in the area of bankruptcy law, and is generous in sharing his expertise as a mentor to newer attorneys. It is always a treat to hear him argue in court.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/31/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 07/31/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Easy to work with.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 07/31/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/28/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Neil is both a technically skilled attorney and a rational person. He is also a vigorous advocate for his clients.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/08/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 09/14/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 08/28/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 04/01/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
3/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 04/01/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
3/5
3.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 04/01/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
3/5
Analytical Capabilities
3/5
Judgment
3/5
Communication Ability
3/5
Legal Experience
3/5
3.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 04/01/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
3/5
Analytical Capabilities
3/5
Judgment
3/5
Communication Ability
3/5
Legal Experience
3/5
2.0/5.0 Posted by a Senior Associate on 09/05/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
2/5
Analytical Capabilities
2/5
Judgment
1/5
Communication Ability
2/5
Legal Experience
2/5
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