Sacks Tierney P.A.

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Jeffrey S. Leonard

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

His trial experience includes a wide variety of business and commercial cases involving banking, contract, business fraud, securities and real estate, as well as public liability defense.  He has received the “AV/Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for commercial litigation.

Jeff earned his law degree at the University of Arizona in 1974, where he served on the editorial board of the Arizona Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. After law school, Jeff served as Law Clerk to the Honorable William P. Copple of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

Practice Areas

Civil Litigation

Honors and Awards

The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Real Estate Law, 2009-present

AV-Preeminent™ Rating, Martindale-Hubbell®

Professional 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

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

Community Leadership

Congregation Beth Israel, Phoenix: President, 1992-1994

University of Arizona College of Law Board of Visitors, 1980-1983


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