Neil Issar



Education and Clerkships

J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2016, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, Articles Editor

B.S., McGill University, 2010

  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Mark Fishburn, Davidson County Criminal Court, 2014


Texas, 2016




Neil Issar is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone.

His practice focuses on government investigations, white collar defense, fraud and abuse laws, navigation of regulatory and compliance issues involving the healthcare industry, and the defense of healthcare and other clients in litigation.

At Vanderbilt Law School, Neil worked as a research assistant for multiple professors, conducting independent studies on the detection and prosecution of healthcare fraud and the admissibility of statistical proof in medical reimbursement coding cases. Before law school, Neil gained experience in medical research, designing and directing various patient-centered clinical trials and health policy studies.


OSHA newsletter

OSHA Quarterly Newsletter, June 2017

This edition of the Haynes and Boone Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) Newsletter discusses OSHA's electronic record-keeping compliance deadline, the beryllium rule, increasing penalties for state OSHA programs, OSHA's Union Walk Around Rule, changes to the lockout/tagout rule, and more.


Health Law Vitals

Health Law Vitals - A Healthcare Newsletter from Haynes and Boone

The Haynes and Boone Health Law Vitals Newsletter explores significant developments and legislation in healthcare law. This edition discusses recent updates to the OIG’S Work Plan, the debate about restrictions on physician-owned hospitals, and the lack of guidance for pharmaceutical manufacturers on appropriate safeguards for copayment coupons.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “Achieving the Promise of Value-Based Purchasing,” co-author, The RAP Sheet, December 2016
  • “More Data Mining for Medical Misrepresentation? Admissibility of Statistical Proof Derived from Predictive Methods of Detecting Medical  Reimbursement Fraud,” author, Northern Kentucky Law Review, August 2015
  • “Preemption of State Law Claims Involving Medical Devices: Why Increasing Liability for Manufacturers is a Perilous but Pivotal  Proposition,” author, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, July 2015
  • “The Affordable Care Act and Orthopaedic Trauma,” co-author, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, October 2014
  • “Health Disparities,” co-author, book chapter in An Introduction to Health Policy, June 2013
  • “Investigational Surgical Therapies,” co-author, book chapter in Handbook of Parkinson’s Disease, Fifth Edition, February 2013

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