Eric Nealeneal@letherlaw.com | Office: 206-467-5444 x102 | Cell: 425-443-1852
Eric J. Neal is a graduate of the University of Washington and Seattle University School of Law. He is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Washington and Oregon and regularly practices throughout the United States and its territories on a pro hac vice basis. Mr. Neal has been recognized as a Washington Super Lawyer. Mr. Neal’s practice primarily involves complex coverage and bad faith litigation involving multiple coverage lines, including commercial, personal, professional, municipal, and reinsurance. This practice includes everything from initial legal advice and coverage opinions to the litigation, trial, and appeal of complex coverage and extra-contractual actions in state and federal court across multiple jurisdictions. Mr. Neal has also successfully represented carriers in high profile media matters, including the Ethel Adams litigation and the lawsuit involving the unsanctioned removal of trees in Seattle’s Colman Park.
In addition, Mr. Neal has represented insurance agents in agent-negligence claims and also engages in third-party representation, including medical and professional malpractice cases, direct injury claims, and construction defect disputes. Mr. Neal also represents a number of private parties, including homeowners, contractors, and private businesses in a range of matters involving both insurance-related issues and other non-insurance matters. Finally, Mr. Neal also provides consultation services for a variety of insurers and private parties in risk-management, policy language, and overall business practices.
Mr. Neal is a frequent lecturer and author on a number of legal topics, including insurance law, construction law, business law, legal ethics, and general legal practice. Mr. Neal also regularly serves as an arbitrator and mediator in regard to a wide range of matters.
Mr. Neal lives with his wife and two sons in Kirkland, Washington. When not working, he enjoys time with his family, cooking, baseball, and the Washington Huskies(!!).