Livingston, NJ
T: 973.863.7642
F: 973.994.3375
Practice Areas

Professional Liability Defense

Employment Litigation Defense

Public Entity and Civil Rights Defense

Commercial Litigation

Product Liability and Toxic Tort Defense

Jeffrey S. Leonard, Partner

Jeff represents clients in complex commercial, employment, personal injury and professional liability matters. He defends clients in these matters in the state and federal courts in New Jersey and New York. He has significant experience in defending attorneys, architects, engineers, insurance producers and real estate agents and brokers in malpractice actions. He also has a substantial practice defending business entities and individuals in employment discrimination matters.

In addition, Jeff is a skilled appellate advocate. He has successfully argued matters before the Supreme Court and Appellate Division of New Jersey.

Work Experience

Partner, Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn LLP, 2009-Present

Associate, Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn, 2003-2009

Associate, Genova, Burns & Vernoia, 2001-2003

Associate, Hersch, Ramsey & Berman PC, 2000-2001

Associate, Mattson & Madden, 1995-2000

Associate, Granik Silverman, 1993-1994

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

New York

US District Court for the District of New Jersey

US District Court for the Southern District of New York

US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

US Supreme Court


JD, Syracuse University College of Law, 1993

BA, University at Albany, 1990

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