Paul Neale is Chief Executive Officer at DOAR. Paul has consulted with clients involved in major civil and criminal legal disputes for more than 25 years. He has provided trial strategy consulting on some of the largest, most complex and high-profile litigations in recent history. Paul advises clients, leads many of DOAR’s major matters, and manages teams of consultants who provide pre-trial research, graphics consulting and design, witness preparation, jury selection, and trial presentation consulting. Paul has worked with investment banks, mutual funds, private equity firms, hedge funds, insurers, and individuals involved in many of the regulatory, civil and white-collar criminal cases stemming from the dotcom bubble, the assault on Wall Street, and the 2008 financial crisis. He also routinely consults on disputes involving partnership dissolution, theft of trade secrets, insurance coverage claims, breach of contract, and bankruptcy.
As CEO and Chairman, Paul leads the company’s executive team, manages investor relations, and defines the company’s growth strategies, including M&A activities, expansion into new regions, and the development of new methodologies and technologies. He led the 2014 management buyout of Veronis Suhler Stevenson’s ownership interest in DOAR and many other business transactions over the past 15 years. He has successfully built one of the country’s most prominent, successful, and respected trial consulting firms and works with other executives to ensure that DOAR continues to earn and maintain its reputation for excellence, dedication, and innovation.
Prior to DOAR, Paul was a principal at Global Document Imaging in Philadelphia, worked in the Office of Regional Counsel at the EPA (Region III), and managed large scale environmental litigation matters at two of Philadelphia’s most prominent environmental law firms. Paul graduated from Temple University with a B.A. in criminal justice.