Michael P. Leahey

BIOGRAPHY
Phone: (412) 434-8816 | Fax: (412) 434-8810 | Email: mpleahey@jacksonkelly.com
Three Gateway Center, 401 Liberty Ave, Suite 1500, Pittsburgh, PA 15222


Michael P. Leahey is a Member in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, office. His practice focuses on the defense of the Firm's energy sector clients in general civil litigation in connection with wrongful death and personal injury claims.  Mr. Leahey has handled multi-party litigation involving claims of premises liability, deliberate intent, indemnification, products liability and work place safety.

Before joining Jackson Kelly, Mr. Leahey was an associate at the firm of Swartz Campbell.  Prior to that, he worked for the Honorable Ronald W. Folino in the Civil Litigation Section of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.  During that time, Mr. Leahey assisted Judge Folino in numerous jury and non-jury trials. 

Mr. Leahey obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Allegheny College in biology with an emphasis on neurophysiology.  After college, he worked for several years in medical sales.  He received his law degree from Duquesne University School of Law where he served as a research editor for the Duquesne University Law Review.

 
Legal Experience
 
2010 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
2005 - 2010Swartz Campbell, LLC
2003 - 2005Judicial Tipstaff for Honorable Ronald W. Folino
 
Education
 
2004J.D.Duquesne University School of Law
1998B.S.Allegheny College (Biology)
 
Bar Admissions
 
2005West Virginia
2004Pennsylvania
 
Court Admissions
 
2007Western District of Pennsylvania
2006Third Circuit Court of Appeals
2005U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia

Teaching and Lecturing:

Awards and Honors:
  • Named in the 2013 edition of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars
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