Mr. Neuman is a former federal prosecutor who represents individual and corporate clients confronting government investigations and prosecutions, complex business disputes, and regulatory and civil proceedings. He is an accomplished trial lawyer who has seen numerous cases through to successful jury verdicts and appeals.
Mr. Neuman regularly represents corporate executives, financial and medical professionals, business owners, and the entities they control. His most recent cases involve allegations of securities fraud, False Claims Act violations, health care fraud, money laundering, tariff violations, drug misbranding, and other offenses. He also is retained by clients involved in civil cases related to partnership disputes, protection of trade secrets, and enforcement actions brought by the SEC, FTC, and other state and federal agencies. As part of his practice, Mr. Neuman regularly conducts internal investigations related to accounting issues, potential FCPA violations, and related matters for national and multi-national corporations.
Before joining Bird Marella in 2014, Mr. Neuman served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Los Angeles for almost seven years. He led numerous high profile investigations and prosecutions of white collar and violent crimes, and was also responsible for the domestic portion of several international investigations. During his tenure at the US Attorneys’ office, Mr. Neuman handled cases involving securities fraud, tax evasion, real estate fraud, health care fraud, art fraud, bank fraud, counterfeit currency, computer crimes, and more. He is among the most experienced federal RICO prosecutors in the country now in private practice, having prosecuted over 200 individuals for violating federal racketeering laws.
While with the government, Mr. Neuman was named Prosecutor of the Year by the Federal Law Enforcement Officers’ Association, and received numerous commendations and awards for his service.
Mr. Neuman serves as a Visiting Faculty member at the Harvard Law School, where every winter he teaches courtroom presentation and advocacy skills to second and third-year law students, and where he has been a featured presenter on closing arguments and expert witness examinations.