Neil Schur is a shareholder in Anderson Kill’s Philadelphia office. He is a leading commercial litigator in state and federal courts and a frequent speaker and writer on various litigation topics.
Neil has litigated cases at the trial court and appellate levels in several states. He represents clients in matters involving contracts, fraud, antitrust and unfair competition, the Sherman Act, the Robinson-Patman Act, the Lanham Act, and the False Claims Act. He has substantial experience in antitrust and unfair competition matters, franchise litigation and environmental litigation.
He currently represents a Netflix reality television star in a complex business divorce dispute regarding financial matters and a stock transfer.
Among his successful prior representations, Neil obtained a unanimous verdict in favor of two clients on all counts brought against them, following a nine-day jury trial in Essex County, New Jersey (Fioravanti v. Ettere). In another case, as part of a multi-firm team, he successfully represented a student loan provider accused of improper billing to the U.S. Department of Education. (U.S. ex rel. Oberg v. Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency).
Neil has recently spoken or written on force majeure clauses, non-disclosure agreements, confidentiality, trade secrets, mechanic’s liens, and the FTC chair’s efforts to rein in Big Tech via federal antitrust law.
Neil is a member of our firm’s Financial Services and Construction Industry Groups. He has substantial experience representing the financial services industry, having represented several banks and a lender in various matters, including lender liability, derivative actions and class actions. He also has experience litigating a construction dispute related to a subcontractor’s construction of a "curtainwall” for a project in Princeton, New Jersey, and has co-written articles on mechanic’s liens from the perspectives of both a contractor and a property owner.
As the son of a small business owner in the manufacturing of boxed chocolates, Neil understands and appreciates the realities of manufacturing, distributor issues and competition. He loves the excitement of making products and creating new ones. He has represented and advised manufacturers of flooring and industrial batteries, as well as baby products, such as car seats and strollers.
Before becoming a lawyer, Neil worked as a reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Associated Press, and as a teacher for the Houston Independent School District as part of Teach for America.
- 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
American Bar Association, Antitrust Section; Pennsylvania Bar Association; Philadelphia Bar Association.
Director and Member of Finance Committee of Mt. Sinai Cemetery Association (2015-present); KIPP Philadelphia Schools Leadership Council Chair (2012-2017).