At its Annual Meeting, David P. Neuman was named the recipient of the 2014 PIABA Outstanding Service Award for his service and contributions to Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA).
A member of the PIABA since 1997, Mr. Neuman currently serves as the Co-Chairman of the PIABA SRO Committee, has served on the Legislation Committee, and as an Editor for the PIABA Bar Journal.
Mr. Neuman is a partner in the law firm, Israels & Neuman PLC in Bellevue, Washington, where he represents individuals in securities arbitration cases. He was dmitted to practice law in the State of Illinois in November 2005, the State of Florida in April 2010, and the State of Washington in 2014. He has also been admitted to the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois, the Central District of the Illinois, the District of Colorado, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
Mr. Neuman graduated with Honors from the University of Illinois in December 2001 with a B.S. in Finance. He attended the Northern Illinois University College of Law and graduated Magna Cum Laude in May 2005. While at the NIU College of Law, Mr. Neuman was on Law Review and was an Associate Justice for the Moot Court Society. In addition, during his time at the NIU College of Law, he also was a research assistant for Professor David Gaebler and researched various areas of contract, commercial, and consumer law.
Awarded to a PIABA Member annually, the PIABA Outstanding Service Award honors the very best in the PIABA Membership," said Robin Ringo, PIABA Executive Director. "An incredible amount of personal time is dedicated by members to serving on the Association committees. With his co-Chair, Mr. Neuman oversaw the filing of a record number of Comment Letters with the SEC and FINRA last year. It is with a deep sense of gratitude that we thank Mr. Neuman for his dedication to PIABA and the rights of public investors."