Paige M. Neel

Shareholder

Primary Location: Chicago, IL

Secondary Location: Michigan City, IN

Phone: 312.606.7852

Biography

Paige M. Neel is a shareholder and member of the Board of Directors and is based in the Chicago office.  She concentrates her practice on civil litigation in the areas of professional liability, medical malpractice, employment law, and school law.  Paige has significant litigation experience, including both bench and jury trials.

Paige’s practice focuses on the defense of her clients in both state and federal courts, as well as before state licensing agencies, the EEOC and the Illinois Human Rights Commission. She practices in state and federal courts in both Illinois and Indiana, and is a Managing Partner of the Michigan City, Indiana Office.  Paige is also the Chair of the firm’s Indiana Practice Committee.

Paige  represents and defends a variety of clients, including attorneys, appraisers, accountants, architects and engineers, brokers, school districts, administrators, real estate professionals, employment staffing agencies, social workers, physicians, hospitals, construction and financial consultants, financial institutions, condominium associations, various other individuals, corporations and other businesses and their boards.

Paige also has extensive experience defending employment related matters in both state and federal court, before the EEOC, NLRB, DOL, Illinois Department of Human Rights and Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board.  The subject matter of these cases spans the labor and employment spectrum and includes the defense of actions involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, unfair labor practices and wage and hour claims.

Paige also concentrates her practice in school law. She defends school districts, board members, administration and other school personnel and boards of education, throughout Illinois, on a variety of matters, including employment matters, discipline and dismissal of employees, discrimination claims, unfair labor practices, complex student issues, breach of contract and special education matters.

Paige received a B.A. with distinction in Speech Communications and Political Science from Indiana University-Bloomington in 1998. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Indiana University-Bloomington School of Law in 2001.

Education

  • B.A. Indiana University-Bloomington, 1998
  • J.D. Indiana University-Bloomington School of Law, 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Indiana

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Memberships

  • Defense Research Institute

Awards

  • Leading Lawyers, 2019
  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

    T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

  • New York

    New York 10005

    28 Liberty Street 39th Floor

    New York, New York 10005

    T: 212.805.3900 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Tyler Jay Lory

  • Irvine

    California 92614

    17901 Von Karman Avenue

    Suite 650

    Irvine, California 92614

    T: 949.260.3100 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

  • Florham Park

    New Jersey 07932

    100 Campus Drive

    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

    T: 973.410.4130 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 973.410.4169 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Michigan City

    Indiana 46360

    200 Commerce Square

    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    T: 219.262.6106 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partners: Paige M. Neel, Kimbley A. Kearney

  • Appleton

    Wisconsin 54914

    4650 W. Spencer Street

    Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

    T: 920.560.4658 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 920.968.4650 Office Managing Partner: Patrick L. Breen

  • Stamford

    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

    2 Stamford Landing Suite 100

    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

    T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen

  • Tampa

    Florida 33609

    4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, One Urban Center

    Suite 600

    Tampa, Florida 33609

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin

  • Orlando

    Florida 32801

    618 E. South Street

    Suite 500

    Orlando, Florida 32801

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin

  • San Francisco

    California 94111

    100 Pine Street

    Suite 1250

    San Francisco, California 94111

    T: 415.745.3598 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman