Todd Neal is the leader of the firm’s Litigation Team. Todd has substantial trial experience and has served as lead trial counsel in more than thirty jury trials tried to verdict. His diverse trial practice has three primary areas of focus: prosecution and defense of corporate and commercial litigation; representation of plaintiffs in serious injury and wrongful death matters; and defense of government investigations including actions brought by government agencies such as the SEC and industry regulatory agencies such as FINRA. In the past six years Todd has recovered more than 47,000,000 on behalf of plaintiffs and has been named a Best Lawyer in America in Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs. Additionally, he has successfully defended and prosecuted numerous high value business disputes involving claims of breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, partnership, shareholder, corporate governance and securities matters.
•AmLaw Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law, 2018
•Best Lawyers, San Diego, CA, 2017
• The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2016-2019
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
•“Top Lawyers,” San Diego Magazine, 2014-2018
•“San Diego Super Lawyers,” Super Lawyers Magazine, 2012-2018 (Business Litigation)
•“Best of the Bar,” San Diego Business Journal, 2013-2016
•“Top 50 Attorneys in San Diego,” Super Lawyers Magazine, March 2014
•“Top Attorney,” San Diego Daily Transcript, 2013
•Sistrunk, Jeff. “3 Important Insurance Appeals To Watch In December,” Law 360, November 27, 2018.
•Sullivan, Vince. Inseego Suit Cites Representations Not In Deal, Sellers Say, Law 360, November 17, 2017.
•Phillis, Michael. “Ormat Gets OK For Kids’ Part Of 6M Worker Death Deal,” Law 360, May 12, 2017.
•“Meritas Elects Neal to Board,” The Daily Transcript, May 1, 2017.
•“Rancho Santa Fe resident Todd Neal elected Head of Litigation Department at Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch,” Rancho Santa Fe Review, March 14, 2014.
• Q&A With Procopio’s Todd Neal,” Law360, May 2, 2013.
• Fighting Back Against Online Defamation on the Internet: A Case Study, September 6, 2017.
• The Fourth Amendment and the Exclusionary Rule, Defending a Federal Criminal Case.