Jeffrey P. Leonard, Esq.

Jeffrey P. Leonard, Esq.: Attorney with Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC

Biography

Jeff Leonard practices out of the firm's Birmingham and Atlanta offices and is admitted to practice law in Alabama and Georgia. He graduated cum laude from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2001, where he served as Executive Editor of The Wake Forest Law Review and was selected to the Order of the Coif honor society. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1997 with a degree in Biomedical Engineering. Jeff previously lived in Atlanta, Georgia and practiced at King & Spalding and Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, where he primarily represented large companies in civil litigation. He returned to his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama in 2009, joining Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC. His practice focuses on representing individuals and businesses in civil litigation, including contract and other commercial disputes, and consumer class actions. He is also experienced in pharmaceutical, medical device, products liability and environmental litigation in addition to catastrophic injury cases. Jeff has personally handled numerous class actions around the United States. Jeff brings significant and diverse litigation skills to the firm. Jeff has litigated cases pending in state and federal courts, including multi-district litigation (MDL) proceedings, throughout the United States, including Alabama, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin. Jeff is involved in the community is numerous ways. He serves on the Advisory Board of Directors for the Shepherd Center Hospital, based in Atlanta, Georgia, which specializes in the medical treatment, research and rehabilitation of persons with spinal cord and brain injuries and multiple sclerosis. Jeff is also a dedicated supporter of Children's Harbor of Alabama, which provides free counseling and support services to children with chronic illnesses and their families. He is a member of Canterbury United Methodist Church in Birmingham.

Jeff is a member of the Advisory Board of Directors for the Shepherd Center Hospital, based in Atlanta, Georgia, which specializes in the medical treatment, research and rehabilitation of persons with spinal cord and brain injuries in additional to multiple sclerosis.

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Business Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Torts
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Consumer Class Actions
  • Contract Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Fraud and Deceit
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Torts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
800-241-9779  Phone
205-326-3332  Fax
www.hgdlawfirm.com
University Attended:
Vanderbilt University, B.E., Biomedical Engineering, 1997
Law School Attended:
Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2001
Year of First admission:
2003
Admission:
2001, Alabama and Georgia; U.S. District Courts, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia; U.S. District Courts, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Memberships:
Birmingham, Atlanta and American Bar Associations; American Association for Justice; Alabama Association for Justice.
Birth Information:
Birmingham, Alabama, 1975
ISLN:
918516853

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (41)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • Jeffrey P. Leonard, Esq.

    5.0/5.0 by a Government Counsel on 04/14/14 in Civil Litigation on 04/14/14

    I have known Jeff professionally for over a decade and he is an excellent attorney. His judgment and knowledge in the field of civil litigation is among the best that I...

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    I have known Jeff professionally for over a decade and he is an excellent attorney. His judgment and knowledge in the field of civil litigation is among the best that I have practiced with or against.

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  • Jeffrey P. Leonard, Esq.

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/08/14 in Civil Litigation on 04/08/14

    Jeff is one of the finest, brightest, and most ethical lawyers I have worked with. More importantly, he is an outstanding individual.

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    Jeff is one of the finest, brightest, and most ethical lawyers I have worked with. More importantly, he is an outstanding individual.

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  • Jeffrey P. Leonard, Esq.

    5.0/5.0 by a Private Practice Lawyer on 04/21/14 in Civil Litigation on 04/21/14

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  • Jeffrey P. Leonard, Esq.

    5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 04/21/14 in Civil Litigation on 04/21/14

    Jeff is conscientious and has high ethical standards.

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    Jeff is conscientious and has high ethical standards.

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  • Jeffrey P. Leonard, Esq.

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/21/14 in Civil Litigation on 04/21/14

    Jeff is a top notch attorney. He is an excellent strategist and pays close attention to detail. I would highly recommend him.

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    Jeff is a top notch attorney. He is an excellent strategist and pays close attention to detail. I would highly recommend him.

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  • Jeffrey P. Leonard, Esq.

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/21/14 in Litigation on 04/21/14

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  • Jeffrey P. Leonard, Esq.

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/14/14 in General Liability on 04/14/14

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Jeffrey P. Leonard, Esq.

    5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 04/14/14 in Civil Litigation on 04/14/14

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  • Jeffrey P. Leonard, Esq.

    5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 04/14/14 in Litigation on 04/14/14

    • Legal Knowledge

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  • Jeffrey P. Leonard, Esq.

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/14/14 in Automotive Crashworthiness on 04/14/14

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