Associate

Neil Jackson

Neil Jackson received his J.D. from the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law in 2015. Prior to law school, Neil completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Missouri – Columbia with a B.A. in political science and a Minor in business, graduating in 2012.

Neil was admitted to the Missouri bar in 2015. He is also admitted to the United States District Courts for Eastern District of the Missouri and the Western District of Missouri.

Prior to joining Gausnell, O'Keefe & Thomas, LLC, Neil was an associate at prestigious defense firms across Missouri, practicing, personal injury, premises liability and general defense litigation.

Experience
  • Neil has experience trying both jury and bench trials, and has successfully obtained defense judgments in several cases. Neil is involved in all aspects of litigation, from pre-litigation disputes to appeals.
  • In August, 2018, Neil was part of a team that defended a multi-state transportation company in a premises liability dispute valued at over $2,000,000.00. The Court dismissed the action relieving the client of liability after Neil and his team filed a Motion to Dismiss.
  • In June, 2017, Neil was part of a team that defended a condominium owners’ association involved in a defective construction dispute valued at over $26,000,000.00, successfully obtaining summary judgment at the trial court level and successfully obtaining a per curiam order in the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District.
  • In August, 2017, Neil acted as second chair counsel through trial, defending a title insurance company involved in a real estate dispute, and successfully obtained a defense judgment.
Associations & Organizations
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
  • The Missouri Bar
Education
  • University of Missouri, Columbia
    • J.D., 2015
  • University of Missouri, Columbia
    • B.A., Political Science, 2012; Minor: Business
Licensure
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Background
  • Gausnell, O'Keefe & Thomas, LLC (2019 - present)
  • Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C. (2018 - 2019)
  • Schreimann, Rackers & Francka, LLC (2015 - 2018)