After more than three decades litigating, arbitrating and mediating complex business disputes, Neal established Eiseman ADR LLC to serve as a full-time independent arbitrator and mediator.
In light of COVID-19, at the parties' request, virtual mediation sessions and arbitration hearings are available.
As an advocate, Neal specialized in the construction and real estate industries, representing real estate developers, owners, lenders, construction managers, contractors, subcontractors, sureties, design professionals and manufacturers.
Neal serves on the Panel of Construction Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”), including its Construction Arbitration Master Panel. He is a member of the Panel of Arbitrators for the International Centre for Dispute Resolution. He is also a member of both the AAA’s Construction Master Mediation Panel and the Panel of Mediators of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution. Chambers USA ranks Neal as a Band 1 Construction Mediator in New York. Neal trains newly admitted arbitrators for the AAA and several times, he has taught an intensive five-day AAA mediator training program entitled “Essential Mediation Skills for the New Mediator.”
Neal is a 2022 Best Lawyer in Construction Law, Arbitration, and Mediation. Super Lawyers named Neal as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers” across-the-board for the New York Metropolitan Area in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021, and 2022. In 2017, Best Lawyers selected Neal as the “Lawyer of the Year” in New York City for “Litigation-Construction Law.”
Neal is a Fellow and, for 2022-23, President of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, an invitation-only fellowship of nationally and internationally recognized commercial arbitrators. Neal is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, as well as a Member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.