Bird Marella principal Ariel Neuman has been recognized as one of the Top White Collar Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal. The exclusive list honors only a small group of the best white collar criminal defense attorneys in the state. The Journal bases its selections on clientele, experience, reputation, and success in the courtroom, among other factors.
The profile features Neuman’s roster of high-profile clients, current caseload, and upcoming trials. It also emphasizes his work: representing Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Angels, multiple members of Congress, parents charged in the Varsity Blues admissions corruption scandal (who he helped avoid prosecution), and an NBA player charged in a healthcare fraud case in New York. In 2022, Neuman will lead a significant trial involving a businessman charged in the Los Angeles City Hall corruption case, as well as a trial involving a doctor charged with healthcare fraud.
Neuman also shares what he enjoys about high-stakes litigation, along with his strategy for navigating and succeeding in complex and challenging cases.
A former Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA), Neuman is among a small group of the most distinguished federal prosecutors in the country now in private practice. Neuman’s Daily Journal recognition follows recent honors, including being named among the Best Lawyers in America for Criminal Defense: White-Collar and his prestigious ranking among Chambers and Partners USA in Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations.
Click here to view Neuman’s profile in the Daily Journal (subscription required).