Neal C. Lutterman joined Wilke, Fleury in an Of Counsel capacity in 2015. Neal’s practice focuses on the defense of physicians, hospitals, medical groups and allied healthcare providers in professional liability matters. For three and a half years prior to joining the firm, Neal was a Deputy City Attorney with the City of Stockton where he served as the Litigation Division Supervisor and was a member of the City’s municipal bankruptcy project management team. Additionally, Neal served as the primary advisory attorney to a number of key City departments, including the Police Department, Fire Department, Administrative Services Department (Finance, Budget, Accounting, Information Technology and Revenue), as well as Code Enforcement Division. Prior to his tenure with the City of Stockton, Neal was a shareholder in the litigation firm of Riggio Mordaunt Kelly & Lutterman. For nearly 15 years, Neal represented physicians, surgeons, hospitals and medical groups in professional negligence actions. Additionally, Neal successfully represented physician clients before the Medical Board of California and in proceedings before hospital credentialing committees.