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April 27, 2017 (San Diego) – Procopio Partner Todd Neal was recently elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors for Meritas, a Chambers Elite Law Firm Global Network, at Meritas’ annual meeting in Washington, D.C.  Meritas is a global alliance of independent business law firms, of which Procopio is a member.

“As the leader of Procopio’s Litigation Team, Todd Neal is uniquely qualified to work alongside accomplished attorneys from around the world in advancing Meritas’ global mission,” said Tom Turner, Procopio’s Managing Partner. “Todd’s service on the Meritas board will help strengthen our relationship with Meritas and its member firms.”

“As Procopio expands its legal work across the globe, our affiliation with Meritas is extremely beneficial to our clients because it allows us to quickly obtain high quality legal support in any corner of the world on a moment’s notice,” said Neal. “This ability to assist our clients with any legal need they have throughout the world is extremely important, and we view it as being part of our commitment to provide our clients with the very best legal service available in today’s market. I’m honored to have been elected to serve in this position.”

Neal is an experienced trial lawyer, having served as lead trial counsel in more than thirty jury trials tried to verdict. In the last six years he has recovered more than $30 million for plaintiffs. Neal works across a wide array of legal areas, including prosecution and defense of corporate and commercial litigation, representation of plaintiffs in serious injury and wrongful death matters, and defense of government investigations. He has won numerous accolades, including “The Best Lawyers in America” designation by Best Lawyers the last two years.  Neal handles cases throughout the U.S. and frequently works with lawyers in other jurisdictions making him well suited to appreciate and contribute to Meritas’ global mission.

“We’re thrilled that Todd will be joining the Meritas board of directors,” said Tanna Moore, president and CEO of Meritas. “Todd has always been a strong advocate for the organization, and Meritas will continue to rely on his insights during strategic planning, business development, and member recruitment, retention and development efforts.”

Neal began his involvement with Meritas in 2002, and has previously served on the organization’s Leadership Institute and has been a presenter or panel participant on various litigation topics at numerous Meritas meetings.

About Procopio

Procopio is a full-service business and litigation law firm committed to thoughtful problem solving and improving your bottom line.  With more than 150 attorneys based in San Diego, Silicon Valley, Phoenix, Austin and Los Angeles–we’re passionate about knowing your business and helping you grow and protect it for the long term.  Procopio has the flexible infrastructure to support both small to mid-sized companies and large multinationals at every stage of the business life cycle.  Our global reach across Asia and Latin America further expands our international partnerships and cross border capabilities.  At Procopio, we are focused on what is important to you–providing smart, innovative and practical solutions in a cost-effective manner to help your business thrive.  Learn more at

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