Chayet graduated from Tufts University (B.A. 1960) and the Harvard Law School (J.D. 1963). He has worked on several high-profile cases, including the Boston Strangler. As president of Chayet Communications Group, Inc., he maintains active legal and consulting practice in the area of health law. Chayet acts as special counsel to several law firms in Boston and Washington, D.C. Additionally, he serves as lecturer on Legal Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and as an Adjunct Professor at Tufts. Having been active in Massachusetts law and politics for most of his life, he also served as Vice President of the Boston Republican Committee.
Neil Chayet was married to Susan Chayet; they have three children (Michael, Lisa, and Ely). Now he is married to Martha M. Chayet. After buying the Joseph Story House in 2006, they moved from Manchester-by-the-Sea to Salem.
- Social and Legal Aspects of LSD Usage. In: LSD, Man & Society (1967), p. 94-126
- Legal Implications of Emergency Care (1969). LCCN 68-54561
- Neil Chayet’s Looking at the law (1981). LCCN 81-1024
- Interview with John Koch, The Boston Globe (1999)
- aged 71 in 2010, http://www.mylife.com/c-432576986
- http://www.lookingatthelaw.com/about/ – podcast available as of #8071 (June 1, 2009)