Mr. Neal Fredric Weinrich
Berman Fink Van Horn PC
Neal Weinrich knows noncompetes and trade secrets inside and out. A shareholder at Berman Fink Van Horn, Neal counsels clients in all industries on matters involving restrictive covenants, trade secrets and other competition-related issues.
Neal represents employers and employees, as both plaintiffs and defendants, in disputes involving noncompetes, customer nonsolicits, nonrecruits, and nondisclosure covenants. He represents clients in noncompete disputes throughout Georgia and in jurisdictions across the country. He also litigates competition-related cases involving various other claims, including tortious interference with business, contractual and/or employment relations, breach of fiduciary duty and/or duty of loyalty, deceptive trade practices, defamation, and violations of the Georgia Computer Systems Protection Act, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and/or violations of the Stored Communications Act.
Neal also handles a variety of other business-related matters, including complex commercial litigation, contract disputes, cases involving business torts, partnership or shareholder disagreements, and executive compensation disputes.
Recognized by Super Lawyers since 2012 and Best Lawyers since 2021, Neal writes and speaks frequently on issues that arise in competition-related cases. Neal is a co-author of a chapter on Restrictive Covenant Litigation in Georgia Business Litigation, a treatise published by ALM Media, LLC. Neal has also co-authored Georgia Practice Notes on Confidentiality, Nondisclosure and Non-Solicitation Agreements for Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law. He is the co-founder of and a regular contributor to the Noncompete & Trade Secrets blog.
Neal is the Past Chair of the Labor & Employment Committee of the Atlanta Bar Association and currently serves on the Vice-Chair of the Trade Secret Committee of the State Bar of Georgia’s Intellectual Property Section. Neal also served on the Drafting Committee on Covenants Not to Compete for the Uniform Law Commission. He also served as the co-chair of the Ethics and Professionalism Committee of the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia.
Neal graduated from Tulane University in 2003 and from Emory University School of Law in 2006.