Neal joined MDD Forensic Accountants 40 years ago. He is a Partner Emeritus at the firm’s Atlanta office.
Over the course of his career, Neal has assisted both publicly held companies and privately owned businesses of all sizes. He has worked on thousands of assignments that have ranged in value from $5,000 to more than $500 million
Neal’s practice focuses on the quantification of economic damages for matters pertaining to intellectual property, construction defects & claims, lost profits, personal injury & wrongful death, fraud and investigations, wrongful termination, business valuations, business disputes, subrogation, business interruption and physical damages. In addition, he has been engaged in the area of catastrophe services, quantifying losses that occurred as a result of natural disasters such as Hurricane Sandy.
Neal has worked extensively throughout the U.S. across a wide range of industries, including transportation, construction, pulp and paper, professional services, retail and wholesale, utilities and high technology.
He has provided expert witness testimony in the area of accounting and damage evaluation in Federal court and the state courts of Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. He has also worked as a Referee or Umpire on arbitration cases. Additionally, he has provided comprehensive litigation support services, including the review and analysis of transcripts, witness and expert report preparation and assistance with all aspects of discovery.
Neal has been a guest speaker at the annual PLRB Claims Conference on topics such as commercial claims losses, arson and fraud. He has also presented to business students at the University of Georgia on the subject of fraud control and assists many of his clients with in-house training.
Neal has published on Forensic Accounting’s Role in Corporate Governance.
Active in the community, he has served on the board of Atlanta’s Northside Youth Organization and coaches basketball and baseball.
Neal is a graduate of the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business where he received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting, Magnum Cum Laude.