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
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2010, 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • International (10%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Securities Litigation (10%),
  • Securities & Corporate Finance (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Italian
Attorney Profile

The managing member of Boston International Law Group LLC, Daniel P. Neelon, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to those in Boston, Massachusetts, and the surrounding area. A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, he provides strategies, negotiation, documentation and advice to international as well as domestic clients. He has acquired a Certificate of Foreign Admitted Lawyer, and the firm has a registered representative office in Mongolia.

Mr. Neelon focuses his practice in the following areas: 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 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 before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the Western District of Texas and the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as in the state of Texas.

An accomplished writer, Mr. Neelon has published in the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and the State Bar of Texas Asian Pacific Interest Section newsletter, and he has also authored articles in The Barrister. A Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Association, his former civil litigation cases include matters 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. His experience extends to professional and business disputes.

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

International (10%)

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

Securities Litigation (10%)

Securities & Corporate Finance (10%): Securities Law

Focus Areas

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

Business Litigation: Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Professional Liability: Legal Malpractice, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Securities & Corporate Finance: Securities Law


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Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2010, 2014 - 2017

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About Daniel Neelon

Admitted: 1994, Massachusetts

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

Honors and 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
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • 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 and 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 and 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)


  • 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


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Last Updated: 2/28/2018

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