Responsive, Competitive And Efficient

Neil A. Giffhorn


Married, two children. Graduated Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, BS degree in History with a double minor in English and Political Science, 1998; Saint Louis University, School of Law, JD, 2001. Licensed in Illinois and Missouri; presenter at multiple seminars on workers' compensation. Member Illinois Bar Association and Missouri State Bar Association. 

Joined Keefe & DePauli, P.C., 2001. 

Since joining the firm, Neil has represented employers in workers' compensation proceedings throughout central and southern Illinois as well as eastern Missouri, including all levels of litigation from arbitration to the Court of Appeals.  Outside of the office, Neil enjoys spending time with his family and enjoying the outdoors.


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 2001
  • Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
    • B.S. - 1988
    • Major: History
    • Minor: English and Political Science

Classes & Seminars

  • Repetitive Traumas
  • Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis
  • Hearing Loss
  • Psychiatric Claims

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Ducks Unlimited, 1995 to Present
  • Waterloo Community School Board, 2017 to Present

Representative Clients

  • Peabody Energy
  • Vistra Energy
  • Pekin Insurance
  • Casey's General Stores
  • Bitco Insurance Company
  • Traveler's Insurance
  • Continental Tire
  • Sedgwick
  • Gallagher Bassett
  • NASCOT-Magna


  • English

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Workers’ Compensation Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2001
  • Missouri, 2001


  • Leading Lawyers

Professional Associations

  • Illinois Bar Association, Member, 2001 to Present
  • Missouri State Bar Association, Member, 2001 to Present