Daniel P. Neelon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Braintree, MA

Boston International Law Group LLC
 | 35 Braintree Hill Office Park, Suite 201
Braintree, MA 02184
Phone: 781-570-8000
Fax: 781-817-4434
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2010, 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Securities & Corporate Finance (10%),
  • Securities Litigation (10%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%),
  • International (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Italian
Attorney Profile

Through his firms, Boston International Law Group LLC and Neelson & Associates, LLC, Daniel P. Neelon, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his legal representation of business in Boston, Massachusetts, and the surrounding area, as well as clients in foreign countries. A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, he provides strategies, negotiation, documentation and advice to international and domestic clients. He has obtained a Certificate of Foreign Admitted Lawyer in the country of Mongolia, where Boston International Law Group LLC has a registered representative office in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar.

Mr. Neelon focuses his practice in the following business areas and related litigation: acquisitions, mergers and disposition of securities and assets; broker-dealer contracts; company plans for bonuses, profit-sharing, stock options, employee policy manuals, and investigation of incidents and employees; corporate governance; legal strategies and organization; domestic and transnational business contract negotiation and preparation; energy exploration and development; mining investments; executive compensation and evaluation; hiring and releasing employees; investment banking relationships; leases of real estate; private securities placements; securities compliance opinions; technology and patent licenses; and restaurant dispositions and acquisitions.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Affrairs from the University of Virginia with high distinction, Mr. Neelon went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the same school. He is currently admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Texas, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Districts of Massachusetts, and the Western District of Texas and the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the 1st and 7th Circuits. 

An accomplished writer, Mr. Neelon has published in the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, the State Bar of Texas Asian Pacific Interest Section newsletter, and the Barnstable County Bar Assocation's Barrister newsletter. A Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Association, Mr. Neelson's civil litigation experience includes leases involving allegations of securities fraud, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, business and financial fraud, business contract disputes, trade secret misappropriation, and unfair and deceptive trade and business practices. Mr. Neelson was one of only seven Massachusetts lawyers named as the nations top attorneys in Business/Coporate Law in Thomson Reuters Supers Lawyers® Business Edition Annual Directory 2018.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business/Corporate (30%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Business Litigation (30%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Securities & Corporate Finance (10%): Securities Law

Securities Litigation (10%)

Professional Liability (10%): Legal Malpractice, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

International (10%)

Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Securities Law, Legal Malpractice, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2010, 2014 - 2018

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About Daniel Neelon

Admitted: 1994, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.bostonilg.com/Attorneys.html

Honors/Awards:

  • President, Barnstable County Bar Association, Barnstable, Massachusetts, June 2010-June 2011
  • Named as a “Top Attorney in Corporate and Securities Law”, Business/Corporate Law
  • New England Super Lawyer in Business Law in Boston Magazine or Super Lawyers, 2004-2010 and 2014-2016
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation, 2007
  • America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2005/2006
  • Who's Who in American Law, 1992/1993
  • Outstanding Young Men of America, 1986
  • Member , Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Mongolia, Certificate of Foreign Admitted Lawyer, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State of Texas
  • U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Brief Notes on Illogical Laws”, Barrister, Winter 2006 edition
  • “Buyer Beware…of the Non-Signing Broker?”, Barrister, Fall 2006 edition
  • “Continuing Inequities in Judicial Compensation”, Parts 1 and 2, Barrister, Winter 2007 and Spring 2007 edition
  • “Law Firm Retirement Payouts and Buyouts: Where Common Sense Business and Professional Ethics Clash”, Barrister, Holidays 2007 edition
  • “Land of the Free?”, Barrister, Spring 2008 edition
  • “OCABR’s Holiday Gift: Temporary Reprieve from Security and Encryption Compliance Deadline”, Barrister, Holidays 2008 edition
  • “Ethics, Money and the Law”, Barrister, Holidays 2009 edition
  • Editor, Barnstable County Bar Association’s Barrister Newsletter, 2006-2008
  • "Federal Law and Trump's 'Mexican Judge' Comments", Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Opinion, August 1, 2016, p.39 (with Caroline Schmittdiel, Esq.)
  • "Asia Practice Pointer: A Brief Summary of Certain Mongolian Investment and Business Laws", State Bar of Texas Asian Pacific Interest Section Newsletter, Fall 2016 edition

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Querner v. Rindfuss, 966 S.W.2d 661 (Tex. App.- San Antonio 1998, pet. rev. denied)
  • Massachusetts Insurers Insolvency Fund v. Smith, 458 Mass. 561 (2010)

Transactions:

  • Thrive Networks, Inc., 2006

Educational Background:

  • B.A. in Foreign Affairs, with High Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Virginia, 1980

Industry Groups

  • Accountants
  • Broker-Dealer
  • Business Consulting
  • Investment Banking
  • Law Firms
  • Natural Resources
  • Restaurants
  • Small Businesses
  • Technology
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Office Location for Daniel P. Neelon

35 Braintree Hill Office Park
Suite 201
Braintree, MA 02184

Phone: 781-570-8000

Fax: 781-817-4434

 

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Last Updated: 8/3/2018

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