Robert A. Peal joined Neal & Harwell in 2009. His practice is concentrated on criminal defense and civil litigation, with emphasis on False Claims Act and aviation-related litigation. He is admitted to practice in Tennessee and before military courts-martial.
Prior to joining Neal & Harwell, Mr. Peal served as a major in the U.S. Marine Corps for 13 years, first as an F/A-18D flight officer, followed by three years of service as a senior prosecutor. He was deployed three times and saw combat in Operation Southern Watch and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Mr. Peal is a 1996 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, with a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering. In 2006, he received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law.