Michael J. Leegan

Michael J. Leegan: Attorney with Goldberg Segalla LLP
  • Partner at Goldberg Segalla LLP (405 Attorneys)
  • 301 Carnegie Center Drive, Suite 200, Princeton, NJ 08540-6530
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Michael Leegan is a civil trial litigator who concentrates in the defense of insureds, insurance carriers, self-insureds, and individuals in all aspects of civil law, including matters involving premises liability, automobile accidents, products liability, general negligence, construction defect, and construction accidents in the state and district courts of New Jersey. He has tried more than 15 cases to verdict. His published decisions include Structure Bldg. Corp. v. Abella, 377 N.J.Super. 467 (App. Div. 2005) and Stricklen v. Ferrugia, 379 N.J. Super. 296 (App. Div. 2005). He is a former law clerk to the Honorable Barbara A. Curran, J.S.C., Hudson County Superior Court, New Jersey.

Michael is a frequent speaker on trial practice and topics in his areas of concentration. He is an instructor for the Skills and Methods Course Seminar for New Jersey Civil Trial Practice through the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, and he has been a presenter at the New Jersey Defense Association’s Annual Convention regarding topics such as the current state of premises liability law in New Jersey, indemnification agreements, additional insured status, and case law update on automobile insurance defense.


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Community Involvement

•Assistant Coach for Inter-County Youth Soccer
•Assistant Coach for Scotch Plains Fanwood Youth Baseball Association

Training and Certifications

•Department of Labor OSHA-10 Certification


•Goldberg Segalla Named a New Jersey Powerhouse by Law360
June 26, 2014
•Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Appointed to Prestigious DRI Positions
December 27, 2012


•Fourteen Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in 2019 New Jersey Super Lawyers
March 19, 2019
•Twelve Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers
March 20, 2018
•Goldberg Segalla Names New Partners
January 2015
•Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Michael J. Leegan
May 14, 2012


•Presenter, Overview of General Liability and Contractual Liability Principles in New Jersey and New York, Dallas, TX, March 4, 2016

Areas of Practice (5)

  • OSHA and Worksite Safety
  • General Liability
  • Construction
  • Global Insurance Services
  • Product Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
609.986.1320  Phone
609.986.1301  Fax
Mailing Address:
PO Box 580, Princeton, NJ 08540-6530
University Attended:
The Catholic University of America, B.A., cum laude, 1992
Law School Attended:
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1995
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; 1995, New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

•Defense Research Institute: Atlantic Region Director and Board Member, 2012 to present; Member and State Representative for New Jersey, 2009 to 2012
•New Jersey Defense Association: Member and Past President/Board Member (June 2009 to Present); Chairman of the Board (June 2008 to June 2009); President (June 2007 to June 2008); President Elect (June 2006 to June 2007); Secretary/Treasurer (June 2005 to June 2006); Director (June 2003 to June 2005)
•Brennan Inn of Court, Pupil (September 1997 to June 1999)

Birth Information:
Brooklyn, New York, September 10, 1970
Payment Information:
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