LASOC welcomes its newest Board Member: Richard J. McNeil

richard-mcneilRichard J. McNeil is the newest addition to the Legal Aid Society of Orange County’s Board of Directors. Rick is a Partner at Snell & Wilmer, and has over 30 years of experience litigating and advising clients on land use, environmental and real estate matters.

He is a member of the American Law Institute, where he contributes to the current revision of the Restatement of the Law, 4th, Property. He is also a member of the Litigation Section and the Environment, Energy and Resources Section of the American Bar Association, the Litigation Section and the Environmental Law Section of the California State Bar and the Real Estate, Business Litigation and Environmental Law Sections of the Orange County Bar Association.

Rick was named one of Los Angeles Daily Journal’s “Top 20 Under 40,” and was selected for inclusion in Los Angeles Lawyer’s “Super Lawyers” from 2004 through 2009. He is the Chair Emeritus of the Pacific Chorale, the Chair of the Orange County Bar Association’s Diversity Task Force and a member of the Board of Directors of the Orange County Bar Association.

Rick has handled a number of civil rights and environmental justice cases involving land use, environmental and constitutional issues.

We are honored to have Rick on our Board of Directors. Welcome Rick!