Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Neal Brackett is valued for devising and executing legal solutions and plans of action to help his clients navigate complex issues. As an experienced white collar criminal defense attorney, Neal provides counsel in a manner that is understandable, workable and effective.
Neal concentrates his practice on white collar criminal defense, government and internal investigations, corporate monitorships and general commercial litigation. He understands the importance of problem-solving in a way that allows his clients, whether faced with a compliance issue, government subpoena or complex investigation, to keep their businesses running smoothly.
Neal is an experienced trial lawyer who has handled multiple complex, multi-week white collar jury trials in federal court. He also has experience handling international and domestic internal investigations for companies of all sizes. He works to eliminate, minimize or mitigate his client’s criminal exposure while helping them manage the business and other ancillary issues often connected with white collar criminal investigations.
Neal works with companies in diverse industries, such as automotive, education, and real estate, to craft, maintain and defend tailored compliance programs that meet the standards articulated by the government. Specifically, he represents corporations and executives subject to federal and state criminal and civil investigation proceedings, including investigations by the Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and other state attorneys general.
He is experienced at handling government investigations and criminal prosecutions through virtually all stages of a case in federal and state court, including assisting companies by interfacing with the government and negotiating potential resolutions. He has resolved disputes covering a wide range of topics, including anti-corruption laws and regulations such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the Anti-Kickback Statute, healthcare fraud, market manipulation and insider trading, public corruption, tax fraud, high-value contract disputes, and other complex commercial litigation cases.
Neal also has experience representing individuals and entities involved in professional sports in high-profile civil disputes.
In addition to his practice, Neal is a speaker and presenter with Bench Bar and a volunteer with Ask a Lawyer, both of the Indianapolis Bar Association.