Cassandra Neal defends the interests of clients in civil litigation. She has advised clients in disputes arising from motor vehicle collisions alleging wage loss and punitive damages, as well as bodily injuries and property damage. Cassandra has also represented insurance carriers in coverage disputes, bad faith allegations, and interpleader actions.

Given her broad civil litigation experience with both plaintiffs and defendants, Cassandra has unique insights of the issues her clients are facing. Leveraging her background, she helps each of her clients find cost-effective solutions to the issues they are facing.

Before joining Hinshaw, Cassandra counseled clients facing civil litigation with a firm in Schererville, Indiana. She also practiced at a Chicago-based boutique firm, where she represented plaintiffs in personal injury and workers' compensation disputes.

During law school, Cassandra furthered her litigation experience through internships and clerkships. As a student, she was an active member of the Valparaiso University Law Clinic. Under Indiana Rule 2.1, she assisted with issues concerning family law, poverty law, and debt collection defense. Cassandra was also involved in International Moot Court and the Trial Advocacy Team, and successfully participated in a number of competitions nationwide.

Professional Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Association
    • Northern District of Indiana Chapter
    • Southern District of Indiana Chapter
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association


J.D., Valparaiso University School of Law, 2016

B.A., DePaul University, 2013