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Neel Mookerjee joined Brady, Connolly, & Masuda’s Bloomington-Normal office in June 2011. Prior to joining the firm, Neel worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, defending the State of Missouri against workers’ compensation claims brought by state employees. He has extensive experience handling all stages of the defense of workers’ compensation claims, and has defended clients successfully at the Commission and Appellate levels in Missouri and Illinois.
Along with his work advocating on behalf of clients, Neel has also presented for clients on topics ranging from effective use of impairment ratings in litigation, strategies to best utilize independent medical evaluations to strengthen defenses, to providing case law updates to keep clients apprised of the latest developments in the workers’ compensation field. Neel has also assisted clients in training new claims adjusters providing an introduction to the Missouri and Illinois Workers’ Compensation Acts, and the basics of claims handling in both states.
Neel grew up in Bloomington, IL and graduated from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He continued his education at Southern Illinois University School of Law earning his law degree in May 2007.
Neel is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Illinois.
Notable Cases and Results:
Frederica Klockenga v. Starbucks
Donald Ziegenbein v. Brand Energy Services
Year of Birth: 1981
Law School: Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., 2007
Undergraduate School: University of Illinois, B.A., political science, 2004
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:
Brady, Connolly & Masuda, P.C., partner, 2011-present
Missouri Office of the Attorney General, assistant attorney general, 2007-2011
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Missouri Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
McLean County Bar Association
Honors; Awards; Distinctions:
Emerging Lawyer, Law Bulletin Media, 2017
Brady, Connolly and Masuda, P.C. was founded in 1997 with a vision to provide skilled and aggressive defense for employers and insurers for complex legal matters such as workers’ compensation defense, civil litigation defense, and insurance law and litigation defense.
With offices in Chicago and Bloomington/Normal, the firm provides strong representation for clients in Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, and throughout the country. No matter the industry or the complexity of a case, their mission is to work quickly and tirelessly to secure the most favorable outcome for each client they serve.