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Neil C. Schur

Shareholder
Philadelphia

Neil Schur is a Shareholder in Anderson Kill's Philadelphia office.  He concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation and has litigated cases at the trial court and appellate levels before federal and state courts in several states.

Neil represents clients in matters involving contracts, fraud, antitrust, civil rights, false advertising, the Sherman Act, the Robinson-Patman Act, the Lanham Act, and the False Claims Act.  He has substantial experience litigating antitrust and unfair competition matters and is also experienced in counseling clients regarding a variety of antitrust compliance issues.

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  • Twice named “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star” by Philadelphia Magazine
  • Named “Lawyer on the Fast Track” by The Legal Intelligencer
  • Enrolled in Pro Bono Roll of Honor of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
  • Awarded MS Leadership Award by National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association, Antitrust Section; Pennsylvania Bar Association; Philadelphia Bar Association.

Board Memberships

Director and Member of Finance Committee of Mt. Sinai Cemetery Association (2015-present); KIPP Philadelphia Schools Leadership Council Chair (2012-2017).

  • Boris v. Vurimindi (Pa. Super. Ct. No. 1553 EDA 2020, Jan. 25, 2022) (affirming, inter alia, trial court’s order quashing subpoenas to client intervenors).
  • Numoda Corporation v. A. Boris (C.C.P. Phila. No. 210402523, Jan. 19, 2022) (overruling defendants’ preliminary objections to client’s complaint for breach of negotiable instrument); see also Numoda Corporation v. J. Boris (C.C.P. Phila. No. 210402531, Jan. 19, 2022) (reaching same result).
  • Vurimindi v. Schaheen (C.C.P. Phila. 201904001684, Sept. 3, 2019) (sustaining clients’ preliminary objections to complaint alleging defendants’ failure to comply with order in separate case that plaintiff had appealed).
  • Banks v. Owens, 2018 WL 6249709 (E.D. Pa. Dec. 6, 2018) (granting motion to dismiss claim against lawyer for science museum who allegedly played role in museum employee’s filing police report of stalking by plaintiff), affirmed (3d Cir. Dec. 13, 2019).
  • Fioravanti v. Ettere, Essex Cty. No. ESX-L-1250-17 (unanimous defense verdict dated Dec. 12, 2018, rejecting plaintiff’s effort to “pierce the corporate veil” and recover corporate debts from shareholders), motion for new trial denied, March 1, 2019.
  • United States ex rel. Oberg v. PHEAA, 912 F.3d 731 (4th Cir. Jan. 8, 2019) (affirming defense verdict rejecting plaintiff’s claim that Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency had defrauded the U.S. Department of Education and damages claim in excess of $350 million).
  • Guthrie Healthcare System v. Context Media, Inc., 826 F.3d 27 (2d Cir. 2016) (affirming district court’s liability determination of a likelihood of confusion between the parties trademarks but reversing overly narrow injunction).
  • In re Exide Technologies, 2010 WL 2163190 (3d Cir. June 1, 2010) (concluding, after years of contentious litigation, that purchaser had substantially performed contract, so it was not executory and could not be rejected under 11 U.S.C. § 365(a)). U.S. Bankr. Ct. D. Del. No. 02-11125, Adv. Proc. No. 10-52766 (Jan. 8, 2013), cert. denied, Feb. 22, 2011.
  • Tubbs v. North American Title Agency, Inc., 2010 WL 3044067 (3d Cir. Aug. 5, 2010) (reversing dismissal of plaintiff client’s complaint).
  • Shaev v. Sidhu (C.C.P. Phila., Oct. 28, 2008) (approving settlement of five consolidated class actions after fairness hearing), affirmed, Super. Ct. of Pa., 3405 EDA 2008, 3406 EDA 2008, Aug. 9, 2010, alloc. denied, Dec. 21, 2010.
  • Weiss v. Fiber Optic Designs, Inc., 2008 WL 3984166 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 27, 2008) (dismissing complaint with prejudice as a sanction for plaintiff’s “established pattern of discovery misconduct and willful inattentiveness to his own case”).
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EDUCATION

The University of Texas School of Law, J.D.
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., with distinction in  English Literature
St. Catherine's College, Oxford University

BAR ADMISSIONS

Pennsylvania and New Jersey

COURT ADMISSIONS

United States Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals for the Third and Fourth Circuits

United States District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey