Mrs. Heather Newsom Leonard

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Mrs. Heather Newsom Leonard

Attorney in Vestavia Hills, AL
Phone number not available
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Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.8 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Law Mediator
  • Harassment
  • Employment Law
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Employee Benefits
  • Wrongful Termination

Peer Reviews (22)

Peer Reviews (22)
AV Rated
4.8/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Employment Law, Civil Rights, Labor Law, Employment Civil Rights, Employment Litigation, Discrimination, Fraud and Employment Claims
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
4.8/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
4.8/5
Judgment
Judgment
4.8/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
4.7/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
4.7/5
Peer Reviews (22)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 06/12/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Heather is an excellent and ethical lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/12/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/12/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 06/12/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Heather is extremely knowledgeable.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/04/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Heather should be the standard for all litigation lawyers. She represents her clients with vigor, but is reasonable and practical. She is ethical and honest, and does not create unrealistic expectations for her clients. She is judge-worthy.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 06/04/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/03/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have litigated with a lot of lawyers. Heather is one of the best at both preparing and presenting a case.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 05/29/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Heather is by far one of the very best plaintiff's employment attorneys in the state of Alabama and has the highest moral and ethical standards. I highly recommend her.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/28/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/27/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/27/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/27/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/01/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Heather is exceptionally good at what she does.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 12/13/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 12/05/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have referred several people with employment claims to Heather Leonard and she does an excellent job with those cases.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 09/05/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 04/17/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Member on 05/27/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Heather is an excellent lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.2/5.0 Posted by a Of Counsel on 06/04/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 05/27/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 12/21/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
3.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 09/13/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
3/5
Analytical Capabilities
3/5
Judgment
3/5
Communication Ability
3/5
Legal Experience
3/5
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Member
Admission Details
Admitted in 1998, Alabama and U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Law School Attended
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Class of 1998
J.D.
University Attended
University of Kentucky
Class of 1995
B.A.
Political Science
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