Neil A.G. McPhie, has been recognized as a leader in the law in the state with the second highest concentration of federal executive branch employees. Virginia Lawyers Weekly recently named McPhie, a former chairman of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, to its 2013 class of “Leaders in the Law,” which features attorneys who are “setting the standards for other lawyers in Virginia.” In 2011, McPhie joined Tully Rinckey PLLC as its managing partner in Virginia. At the firm’s Arlington office, he oversees Tully Rinckey PLLC’s MSPB practice – one of the firm’s largest practice areas. McPhie received his juris doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center in 1976. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Howard University in 1973, graduating magna cum laude.