Mrs. Heather Newsom Leonard

Attorney in Vestavia Hills, AL
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Areas of Law

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


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Overall Peer Rating

4.9 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/12/14
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Heather is an excellent and ethical lawyer.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/12/14
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Heather is extremely knowledgeable.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/04/14
5.0 out of 5.0
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.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 06/03/14
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I have litigated with a lot of lawyers. Heather is one of the best at both preparing and presenting a case.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 05/29/14
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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.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 05/27/14
4.6 out of 5.0
Heather is an excellent lawyer.
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Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 05/01/14
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Heather is exceptionally good at what she does.
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Experience & Credentials



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

University Attended

University of Kentucky
Class of 1995
Political Science

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