Neal’s practice includes representing domestic and foreign financial institutions, other lenders and borrowers in bilateral and syndicated financings involving unsecured and secured first lien, second lien and other subordinated debt transactions. He has closed financial transactions involving commercial lending, asset-based lending, energy lending, real estate lending, and the private bank lending markets. Neal has a deep understanding of advising, negotiating and documenting several phases of the lending transaction, from the front-end to loan restructuring, workout and foreclosure. Over his career Neal has been recognized by clients, peers and organizations for his experience and success, including Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners (2006-2019).
Neal is active in several industry organizations, including the Association for Corporate Growth, the Turnaround Management Association, and the Commercial Finance Association. Neal has also been involved in community-based organizations, such as serving on the board of directors of the Houston Tool Bank and volunteering for various faith-based not-for-profit groups.
J.D., South Texas College of Law Houston, 1994, Law Review
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1991
Areas of Practice
- Energy, Power and Natural Resources
- Project Finance and Development
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