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Overview

Neil Nandi represents clients in a variety of dispute settings, such as internal and government investigations, civil litigation and white collar criminal defense, with particular experience in civil and criminal antitrust and fraud cases, including False Claims Act suits. 

As the lead associate on internal investigations, Neil has conducted witness interviews, drafted presentations, and coordinated document reviews. Additionally, he has led the response to civil investigative demands and other government inquiries. Neil has also represented clients in criminal investigations into allegations such as public corruption, antitrust violations and fraud. 

Some of the civil matters Neil has litigated include proposed antitrust class actions, False Claims Act suits and contract disputes. His responsibilities have included taking depositions, conducting direct and cross examination of fact witnesses, assisting with expert depositions and managing discovery.

Neil maintains an active pro bono practice, which has included drafting amicus briefs in immigration matters and first-chairing an arbitration hearing in a lease dispute. He is also a member of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Junior Board. 

Prior to joining Loeb, Neil practiced at a large international law firm where he advised hospitals, pharmacies, manufacturers, medical technology companies, wholesalers and other healthcare entities in disputes, on compliance with antitrust and healthcare laws and on contracting and transactional diligence. 

During law school, Neil worked in the Civil Division, Fraud Section, of the United States Department of Justice and in the Cyber Crime Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts. After graduating, he clerked for Judge James B. Loken of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude,

    Editor-in-Chief Harvard Journal on Legislation

  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., summa cum laude

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Clerkships

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Recognition

  • Legal Intern, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division (May 2012 – August 2012)

Affiliations

  • Member, Junior Board, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services