Thomas K. Neill

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Gray, Ritter & Graham, PC
 | 701 Market Street, Suite 800
St. Louis, MO 63101
Phone: 314-669-7125
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Consumer Law (30%)
Attorney Profile

Thomas K. Neill practices primarily in civil litigation, including personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, Federal Employer’s Liability Act, and consumer class actions. He is admitted to practice in Missouri, Arkansas, and Illinois.

Mr. Neill’s work for his clients has been recognized on numerous occasions.  In 2013, he received the St. Louis County Bar Association’s Roy F. Essen Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, given annually to an attorney under 36 years of age who has demonstrated excellent and distinguished work as a lawyer, distinguished service to the organized bar, and unselfish service to the community.

Mr. Neil has an AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, which is the highest given. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Mass Torts Litigation/Class Action – Plaintiffs. He has been annually selected to Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers [among the top 5 percent of lawyers in Missouri and Kansas] since 2013, in the area of Personal Injury Plaintiff-General Litigation. He has been cited as a Top 50 St. Louis attorney by the same publication, and as a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 40 Under 40.  He was the 2012 recipient of Missouri Lawyer’s Weekly’s Appellate Advocacy Award.

Mr. Neill has served in numerous leadership roles for the Bar.  Since 2013, he has served on the Joint Commission on Women in the Profession. The role of the commission and its members is to identify gender barriers, combat bias in the justice system, and secure full and equal participation of women in the legal profession. Mr. Neill has been on the Executive Committee of the Lawyers Association of St. Louis since 2009, and served as President of the Association in 2014-2015. In 2015, he was elected by members of The Missouri Bar to the five-member 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission.

Mr. Neill graduated from the University of Missouri School of Law in 2002, where he was selected a National member of the Order of Barristers, was a national finalist in the Board of Advocates Client Counseling Competition, and received the William H. Howard Award in Conflict of Laws. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1999.

He is the author of the “Voir Dire and Jury Selection” chapter of the Missouri Civil Trial Practice (3rd edition) 2014 Supp. This publication is used as a practice reference by attorneys throughout Missouri.

 
Practice Areas

Personal Injury - General (40%)
Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%)
Consumer Law (30%)

Personal Injury - General (40%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Consumer Law (30%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012

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About Thomas Neill

Admitted: 2002, Missouri

Professional Webpage: http://www.grgpc.com/Attorneys/Thomas-K-Neill.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2015 – Present
  • William H. Howard Award in Conflicts of Law, University of Missouri Columbia School of Law
  • National Finalist, Board of Advocates Client Counseling Competition, University of Missouri Columbia School of Law
  • National Member, Order of Barristers, University of Missouri Columbia School of Law
  • National Trial Lawyers Association Top 40 Under 40
  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly Appellate Advocacy Award, 2012
  • Roy F. Essen Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, St. Louis County Bar Association, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Fellow, St. Louis Bar Foundation
  • Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys
  • Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • St. Louis County Bar Association
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis, President-Elect 2013-2014
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis, Vice-President, 2012-2013
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis, Treasurer, 2011-2012
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis, Executive Committee, 2009-2011
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2002
  • Illinois, 2003
  • Arkansas, 2003
  • Missouri, 2002

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Think Adding an In-State Defendant Will Keep You Out of Federal Court? Think Again., The Missouri Trial Attorney, Vol. XXVII, No. 1, Winter-Spring, 2009
  • Voir Dire and Jury Selection, Missouri Civil Trial Practice, 2nd Ed. Ch. 8, supp., 2008

Educational Background:

  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, B.A. in Political Science, 1999
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Website - www.grgpc.com
Office Location for Thomas K. Neill

701 Market Street
Suite 800
St. Louis, MO 63101

Phone: 314-669-7125

 

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Last Updated: 6/29/2017

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