Neil McGaraghan

Clinical Instructor, HNMCP
Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School

Neil McGaraghan is a Clinical Instructor focusing on the advancement of HNMCP’s facilitation and political dialogue initiative. He is also a Lecturer on Law, teaching in the Negotiation Workshop.

Neil has been awarded the Boston Bar Association President’s Award, the Human Rights Award from the Southern Center for Human Rights, and the Massachusetts Rising Star Award from Super Lawyers. His pro bono work includes representing men wrongfully accused and imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, serving as a cooperating attorney for the ACLU of Massachusetts (where he also served on the Board of Directors), serving on the Board of Directors at the Greater Boston Legal Services, and volunteering at Haley House Boston soup kitchen. He has served as a lecturer for the MCLE and has lectured at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Soon after graduating law school, Neil worked at the Commission of the European Union as an analyst and then as a legislative aide to U.S. Senator Patrick J. Leahy.

Neil comes to HNMCP most recently from Potomac Law Group, where his practice focused on complex dispute resolution in federal and state courts, administrative proceedings, arbitration, and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Prior to Potomac, Neil was a Partner at Bingham McCutchen, and then Morgan Lewis, & Bockius when that firm acquired Bingham McCutchen.