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Christian Neira
Chris Neira
Managing Director
New York


23 Years of industry experience
8 Years with Neuberger Berman
Christian Neira is a Managing Director of Neuberger Berman and serves as the general counsel of NB Alternatives, responsible for the private equity, private investment portfolios and hedge fund of funds businesses. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, he was of counsel with Covington & Burling LLP, where his practice focused on private equity investments and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Covington, Mr. Neira was counsel at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP from 1995 to 2005, where his practice focused on private equity investments in Latin America. Mr. Neira also served as law clerk to the Hon. Stewart Dalzell of the federal district court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Neira holds an AB, cum laude, in Social Studies from Harvard College. Mr. Neira received his JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was senior editor of the Law Review.