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Neal F. Bailen

Neal Bailen is a Member of the firm and co-chair of the Financial Services Litigation Group. His practice focuses on defending financial institutions in consumer litigation. He has extensive experience defending loan servicers, banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, debt collectors and auto finance companies.

In addition to a multi-state financial services litigation practice, Neal maintains a significant general litigation practice involving contract disputes, business torts, insurance coverage and professional liability claims. He has been named a Rising Star in the field of business litigation by Indiana Super Lawyers® (2012-17).

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Loss Mitigation, Debt Collection, and FDCPA Nuances and Challenges

American Conference Institute's Residential Mortgage Regulatory Enforcement & Litigation Conference, Dallas, TX, September 26, 2017

The Impact of Spokeo and Overcoming Routine Borrower Counterclaims

American Conference Institute's National Forum on Residential Mortgage Litigation, Dallas, TX, September 26, 2016

Enforcement Actions under FDCPA and FCRA

American Conference Institute's 26th National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation, Chicago, IL, July 28, 2016
Bar Admissions
Indiana
Kentucky
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
Firm Leadership

Financial Institutions Litigation Group, Co-chair

Recruiting Committee, Member

Memberships
Indiana Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
American Bar Association, Health Law Section
Mortgage Bankers Association of America
American Collectors Association
Education
More Than Stites & Harbison

Neal is chairman of the board of directors for Southern Indiana Pro Bono Referrals, Inc., a non-profit that matches volunteer attorneys with low-income residents of seven counties in Southern Indiana.

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Press Releases

2017 Indiana Super Lawyers honor Neal Bailen and Bruce Paul

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys Neal Bailen and Bruce Paul were named to the Rising Stars list of the 2017 Indiana Super Lawyers magazine. This is Bailen’s...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC February 20, 2017
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2016 Indiana Super Lawyers honor Neal Bailen and Bruce Paul

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys Neal Bailen and Bruce Paul were named to the Rising Stars list of the 2016 Indiana Super Lawyers magazine. This is...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC March 01, 2016
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Stites & Harbison promotes 15 attorneys in 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that 15 attorneys have been promoted within the law firm. Twelve have been elected to membership and three have been elected to Counsel, effective January 2016. The new...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 05, 2016
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Stites & Harbison attorneys honored by Indiana Super Lawyers for 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys Neal Bailen and Bruce Paul were named to the Rising Stars list of the 2015 Indiana Super Lawyers magazine. This...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC February 24, 2015
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Indiana Super Lawyers honors Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Attorneys Neal Bailen and Bruce Paul of Stites & Harbison’s Jeffersonville, Ind., office, were named to the Rising Stars list of the 2014 Indiana Super Lawyers magazine. This is Bailen’s third time as...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC April 08, 2014
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Indiana Super Lawyers honors three Stites & Harbison attorneys in 2013

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind.—Attorneys Robert Lanum, Neal Bailen and Bruce Paul of Stites & Harbison’s Jeffersonville, Ind., office, were honored in the 2013 Indiana Super Lawyers magazine. This is Lanum’s tenth consecutive year of being named...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC April 05, 2013
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Indiana Super Lawyers honors four Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2012

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind.—Attorneys Robert Lanum, Allen Morris, Neal Bailen and Bruce Paul of Stites & Harbison’s Jeffersonville, Ind., office, were honored in the 2012 Indiana Super Lawyers magazine. This is Lanum’s ninth consecutive year of...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC February 14, 2012