Malcolm S. McNeil , Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel, Partner at Arent Fox LLP

Malcolm has over 35 years of litigation and commercial experience in a wide variety
of matters including business/commercial, construction (defect and coverage
issues), employment disputes, administrative proceedings, trade secrets, probate,
media and entertainment, intellectual property, partnership dissolutions, and real
estate. Malcolm also has 25 years of experience resolving civil disputes as a mediator.
He is a panel mediator for the United States District Court, Central District of

Malcolm has litigated issues for a wide variety of businesses including those in the
venture capital formation, retail, textile, manufacturing, import/export, real estate
investment, aviation and publishing industries. He is keenly aware of the legal and
business needs of his clients, and provides strategic solutions to commercial
disputes that help enable his clients’ businesses to keep moving forward. He also has
experience in cross-border negotiations and has an established network of
colleagues throughout the globe assisting in foreign countries as needs arise.

Malcolm’s practice has included representation of clients in most forums, including
a range of administrative forums, statewide and nationally. Known for his leadership
and accomplishments, particularly for clients with business interests in China,
Malcolm is a panel member on the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration, the
Beijing International Arbitration Commission, and the Harbin Arbitration
Commission. Malcolm serves as the co-leader of Arent Fox’s International Group,
and is the vice president of the Beverly Hills Bar Association.


Malcolm S. McNeil direct: 213.443.7656

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