Neil J. McKinnon, Esq. is a key member of Lipsitz & Ponterio’s Lead Practice Group which represents children suffering from lead poisoning.  For over fifteen years, Neil has practiced in the areas of personal injury, asbestos litigation, construction accidents, lead paint, automobile accidents and product liability cases.  He has litigated cases throughout New York State, including Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, and New York City. 

Throughout his career, Neil has helped injured people obtain monetary awards for their injuries through settlements and trials.  “At the end of the day, what really makes this type of work so gratifying is that you are truly helping regular folks get through tough times,” Neil explains.  “The people I help tend to remind me of my parents, neighbors and friends, and to me that is the most valuable asset of my work here at Lipsitz & Ponterio.” 

Neil is a past member of the Lead Connections Advisory Board and he has been a longtime member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.  In his free time, Neil is very active with childrens’ sports activities including, the Amherst Youth Basketball League, Dance Project of WNY and Lou Gehrig’s Softball League.

Neil and his wife, Dawn, are the parents of three children.  His hobbies include sailing, basketball, sailboat racing during Buffalo’s beautiful warm summer months and snow boarding in the winter.