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Johnson, Neal

Neal Johnson

Of Counsel
Direct Tel: +1 966 50563 5833
New York
Tel: +1 212 849 7000 Fax: +1 212 849 7100

Neal Johnson is Of Counsel to Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and he heads the firm’s Saudi Arabian practice.  He joined the firm in 2020.  Neal Johnson has lived and practiced in the Middle East for the past 33 years.  His knowledge and contacts extend across the region. Recent representations in which he has been involved are shown below:

  • Management of 14 LCIA, ICC and DIFC arbitrations;
  • Many cross-border and domestic equity / asset sales, including handling Middle East aspects of a sale of a global hotel chain;
  • Merger of two largest private television broadcasters in Middle East;

Establishment of regional private television broadcaster and other regional businesses

  • Harvard Law School
    (J.D., 1984)
  • Harvard College
    (A.B., Government, magna cum laude, 1980)
  • The New York State Bar Association
  • United States District Court:
    • District of New York
  • Mawarid Holding Company:
    • Group General Counsel, 1991-2020, Riyadh KSA
  • Jones Day:
    • Member of Corporate Group/International, 1988-1990, Riyadh KSA
    • Member of Corporate Group/M&A, 1985-1987, New York, USA