Neal M. Sher of Simon & Partners LLPNeal M. Sher

Mr. Sher specializes in litigation and government relations.

From 1982-1994, Mr. Sher served as Director of the U.S. Justice Department's Office of Special Investigations (OSI) which investigates Nazi war criminals and others who engaged in acts of genocide, torture, extrajudicial killings and persecution.

From 1994-1996, he was Executive Director of the American Israel Public Affairs committee (AIPAC) where he worked on a bi-partisan basis with members of Congress, the State Department and other agencies responsible for formulating and overseeing U.S. policies in the Middle East.

From 1998 to 2001, Mr. Sher served as a Special Advisor to the Attorney General of Canada. He has also served as Chief of Staff of the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims.

Mr. Sher has taught at Cornell, Hebrew University, George Washington University, Queens College and New York University. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and a law degree from New York University where he served as an editor of the NYU Law Review. After law school, Mr. Sher served as a law clerk to United States District Judge Barrington Parker of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.