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Clark University, AB 1976
Northeastern University, JD 1981


From 1981 to 1983, Neil Leifer represented Indian tribes in New England in claims to recover tribal lands and to implement land claims settlements. From 1983 until 2010 he practiced at Thornton & Naumes focusing on occupational and children's environmental health. He left the firm as partner in 2010 to work on bicycle programs for Boston urban youth. He also represented the Commonwealth against the tobacco industry. In 2015, he created his own LLC and now partners with other firms in lead, tobacco and opioid litigation

Neil Leifer