Neal started his career as a land use consultant and economist. With several years of experience under his belt, Neal decided to obtain a law degree and has been assisting clients with real estate and land use matters since. For private industry and individual clients, Neal regularly negotiates drafts and analyzes agreements in real estate transactions, including leases, purchase and sale contracts, subdivision documents including CC&Rs, easements and related agreements. Neal also assists a variety of clients with land use and related permitting issues.
Neal's education in city planning and transportation engineering gives him additional insight to assist public agency clients on matters related to construction, design and other professional service contracts. In addition, he has reviewed existing and pending legislation in order to ensure statutory and regulatory compliance.