Biography – Kevin Neal

Kevin Neal – Board Vice Chair
Gallagher & Kennedy

Kevin practices in the area of civil litigation, with an emphasis on aviation law, commercial litigation, medical malpractice, product liability, wrongful death and personal injury.  Kevin has handled cases for clients in some of the largest lawsuits litigated in Arizona.  He represents clients in claims and suits arising out of a variety of issues.

Kevin is a trial lawyer with over 25 years of experience before judges, juries and arbitrators.  Although he has tried many cases, Kevin focuses on global resolution through alternative dispute resolution.  He also advises clients on handling risk management and dealing with the aftermath of catastrophic events.

Kevin is admitted to practice before all Arizona State Courts, the United States District Court for Arizona, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  He has represented clients throughout Arizona, as well as in New Mexico, Nevada, California, Texas, Alabama and Georgia.

Kevin is a member of the Arizona State Bar, the Maricopa County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Aviation Insurance Association, and the Helicopter Association International. He has also earned the prestigious AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is a frequent lecturer on legal matters before both professional legal organizations and the public.

Kevin is a graduate of the University of Kansas and Arizona State University College of Law.  He is a resident of Scottsdale, Arizona and serves as a Judge Pro Tem for the City.  Kevin is a member of the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Advisory Posse, the Explorers Club and he is involved with several local charities.