Neal S. Robb

Neal S. Robb

Member of Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Long Beach

A seasoned litigator, Neal Robb has been defending financial services firms, with particular emphasis on securities brokers, financial advisors, investment banks, traditional banks, credit-card issuers, and consumer and business lenders, for over three decades.

Neal joined Keesal, Young & Logan in its Long Beach office in 1982, and has been a shareholder of the firm since 1987. Neal has tried cases before courts, juries, and private arbitrators, and has represented parties in hundreds of cases filed before current and former securities arbitration forums such as FINRA, NASD, NYSE, MSRB, and PCX, as well as other “neutrals” such as JAMS and AAA. In addition, Neal has significant experience with large and complex litigation, having handled numerous class actions, mass actions, “private attorney general” actions, unfair and deceptive practices actions, and other types of complex cases. Neal also regularly manages a broad range of general business litigation.

Neal is in charge of recruiting and hiring for Keesal, Young & Logans Long Beach office, and also serves on the firm’s Executive Committee and its Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

While in practice, Neal has served as an arbitrator for securities and commodities arbitration organizations. He has addressed securities industry groups and given talks to managers and registered representatives of securities firms.

Neal S. Robb information
  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law (1982). While in law school, Neal was a member (1980–1981) and later Executive Technical Editor (1981–1982) of Comm./Ent., A Journal of Communications and Entertainment Law.
  • B.A. (English), with honors, University of California, Irvine (1979).
  • California (1982)
  • All United States District Courts in California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Published decisions in cases Neal has handled include:
  • Paul v. Friedman, 95 Cal. App. 4th 853, 117 Cal. Rptr. 2d 82 (2002)
  • Goodman v. CIBC Oppenheimer Co., 131 F. Supp. 2d 1180 (C.D. Cal. 2001).
  • AV® peer review rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell (recognized for the highest level of professional excellence)
  • Selected to Southern California Super Lawyers List (Thomson Reuters) (2007–2021) (a designation limited to 5% of attorneys in a geographic region)
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