Catherine Neal is an Associate Professor of Business Ethics and Business Law in the Haile/US Bank College of Business at Northern Kentucky University. She is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Law where she was a Corporate Law Fellow.
Professor Neal is the author of Taking Down the Lion: The Triumphant Rise and Tragic Fall of Tyco's Dennis Kozlowski.
Professor Neal was granted unprecedented access to Dennis Kozlowski, as well as his papers, attorneys, family, friends, and former Tyco colleagues. She also relied on transcripts and evidence from two criminal trials. Neal’s research included interviews with former members of the Tyco Board of Directors, the foreman of the jury that convicted Kozlowski, and with former Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau, who prosecuted Dennis Kozlowski.