Edgar L. Neel's commercial litigation practice focuses on the representation of contractors, insurers and surety companies in complex claims matters and litigation. He has represented fidelity carriers in coverage cases throughout the Rocky Mountain Region; his contract and commercial surety experience has been similarly extensive. Edgar's trial and appellate experience includes matters in State, Federal, and Bankruptcy Courts.

Edgar was selected as a Colorado Superlawyer in the area of Construction/Surety in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Email: eneel@allen-curry.com

Admitted to Practice

Colorado; New York; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit


1975, B.A., cum laude, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts
1979, J.D., Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, New York

Publications and Speeches

Edgar is an author and frequent lecturer on fidelity, surety, and construction law topics

Professional Activities

American Bar Association; Forum Committee on the Construction Industry; Fidelity and Surety Committee, Tort and Practice Section
Rocky Mountain Surety Association (Vice-President, 1995; President, 1996)
Member, City and County of Denver, Board of Ethics, 2007-2015 (Chair, 2009-2010, 2013-14)

Community Activities

Diana DeGette for Congress, Inc., Treasurer
Amherst College Assn. of the Rocky Mountains, Vice-President/Treasurer, 1985-1997
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Board Member, 1999-2001
CYRA Softball and SEDBL Baseball, Coach