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D’Juan Neal Joins the National Black Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40

NBL Top 40

Blank Rome Associate D’Juan A. Neal has been named to the National Black Lawyers’ 2019 class of Top 40 Under 40, an invitation-only network of African American attorneys from each state who are rising stars in their respective areas of law. D’Juan joins this year’s Top 40 Under 40 along with matrimonial associate Malissa A. Osei, who was accepted to the class last month.

In order to be selected to the Top 40 Under 40, candidates must be nominated by current members of the National Black Lawyers and evaluated on various factors, including notable achievements, settlements, and verdicts as a lawyer; leadership and membership in other national and state specialty lawyer organizations; and rankings and ratings by leading national evaluation organizations.

The National Black Lawyers was created to celebrate legal excellence by promoting attorneys as subject-matter experts, developing a strong national network of top African American attorneys, and facilitating the exchange of timely information to enable members to maintain their status as leaders. For more information, please visit

At Blank Rome, D’Juan concentrates his practice on business finance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Prior to joining the Firm, he served as a director of wealth management compliance for a leading global financial services firm. Active in his community, D'Juan is the Leadership Council co-chair of World of Money, a New York City-based nonprofit whose mission is to empower youth with an immersive classroom and mobile education in personal finance capability. He also sits on the board of Roads to Success, a New York City-based nonprofit that promotes academic, personal, and professional development through out-of-school-time programs built on a philosophy of self-discovery.