Jeff S. Leonard is recognized in the Phoenix legal community as an accomplished and experienced civil trial lawyer and litigator in state and federal courts.


  • University of Arizona, J.D., with high distinction, 1974: Order of the Coif; Special Projects Editor, Arizona Law Review
  • University of Rochester, A.B., History 1967

Community Leadership

  • Congregation Beth Israel, Phoenix: President, 1992-1994
  • University of Arizona College of Law Board of Visitors, 1980-1983

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1974
  • Arizona, 1974

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Real Estate Law, 2009-present
  • AV-Preeminent™ Rating, Martindale-Hubbell®

Professional & Industry Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona: Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure, 1985-1993
  • Law Clerk to Hon. William P. Copple, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, 1974-1975