Attorney Robert H. McNeill, Jr., Named To Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Advocates Forum
The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is pleased to announce that attorney Robert H. McNeill, Jr. of Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt in Los Angeles, CA has been certified as a life member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is recognized as one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements. The organization was founded in 1993 and there are approximately 3000 members located throughout the country. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members. Forum membership acknowledges excellence in advocacy, and provides members with a national network of experienced colleagues for professional referral and information exchange in major cases. Members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum must have acted as principal counsel in at least one case in which their client has received a verdict, award or settlement in the amount of one million dollars or more.
Members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum must be Life Members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and must have acted as principal counsel in at least one case which has resulted in a multi-million dollar verdict, award or settlement. Mr. McNeill has been approved for membership in both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Robert H. McNeill, Jr., a graduate of Southwestern Law School, is a managing partner of Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt, a multi-practice law firm, which has for over 30 years provided a broad range of legal services for public entities, businesses, and individuals. Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt=s civil liability defense services cover all types of tort claims including wrongful death, sexual misconduct, police misconduct, premises liability, negligent supervision, auto accidents, and products liability. Additionally, Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt has substantial litigation experience in employment, environmental, entertainment, copyright and trademark, medical malpractice, criminal, personal injury, real estate, family law, probate and commercial banking cases.
Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt is one of the largest minority-owned law firms in the State of California. Robert H. McNeill, Jr.’s, partners are Rickey Ivie, W. Keith Wyatt, Eulanda L. Matthews, Byron M. Purcell and Rupert A. Byrdsong.
The firm was originally organized in 1943 by retired Superior Court Judge Earl C. Broady, Sr. In 1953, Charles R. Scarlett joined the firm as a partner and practiced continuously until his appointment to the Superior Court bench in 1980. Superior Court Judge Robert L. Roberson, Jr., was a partner in the firm until his appointment to the bench in 1979. The firm name was changed from Scarlett and Roberson to Ivie and McNeill, Inc. in 1980 when Judge Scarlett received his judicial appointment. In September 1991, the firm name was changed to Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt.