With a full floor of offices at 120 Wall Street (plus a satel...
A performance-oriented, standard-setting specialist in trials and appeals of tort, commercial and corporate matters throughout the greater New York Metropolitan area.
Since its founding almost 60 years ago, Leahey and Johnson has evolved into a performance-oriented, standard-setting specialist in civil litigation throughout the greater New York metropolitan area. The firm has earned Martindale Hubbell's highest rating "AV"-as have its founding and managing members, Peter James Johnson and Peter J. Johnson, Jr., respectively. Peter James Johnson, Jr. also has been named a "Super Lawyer" for the New York Metro area for the past several years.
With a full floor of offices at 120 Wall Street (plus a satellite office further uptown) and a legal staff comprised of more than 25 trial and appellate lawyers, we have the reach, diversity, and breadth of legal resources of larger firms and the unswerving commitment and personal service of smaller firms. We pride ourselves on a quick response to your needs.
Our law firm is a 7-day-a-week, full-service endeavor-willing and ready to respond on short notice to begin investigation and take action to protect you. The firm concentrates in high-exposure matters involving personal injury or death; commercial, corporate, real property, insurance and communication controversies; and client crisis management. Our initial investigation will lead immediately to advice and counsel based on the firm's collective understanding of and expertise in the latest applications of the law.
The firm's Chairman, Mr. Johnson, a nationally known trial lawyer recognized by the New York Law Journal as "the standard setter" of the New York City defense bar, believes that the firm's success is due in great measure to the careful selection and training of its new attorneys and to the firm's ability to perform efficiently and economically.
The firm's President, Mr. Johnson, Jr., has earned a reputation for excellence in the most complex litigation. A graduate of Columbia University School of Law, with extensive experience in government and as a broadcast legal analyst and commentator, he also serves on judicial selection and attorney fitness committees for the First and Second Departments.
It is Leahey & Johnson's credo that our clients deserve the best representation at a reasonable and prudent economic cost. We take great pride in being able to render the best legal services efficiently and economically.
"We develop and seek out the brightest, toughest, most resourceful litigators in New York," Mr. Johnson, Jr. reports. From the most experienced trial lawyer to our youngest associate, the firm is imbued with the spirit of hard work and the desire to win for our clients.
For Leahey & Johnson, the key to that success is constant preparation, evaluation, and communication. Each weekend, the firm's attorneys gather in its conference rooms for symposia and lectures on such diverse topics as trial practice and technique, jury selection, cross-examination, and use of expert witnesses. In addition, prominent experts from fields such as accounting, medicine (e.g., surgery, radiology), biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, economics, real property, and business evaluation deliver lectures and answer questions from the staff.
The firm has attracted to its staff the best litigators available-as dynamic as they are diverse, culled from a competitive selection process. We firmly believe in strong advocacy based on diligent preparation coupled with continuing open communication with our clients and among our staff. Our roster of attorneys is topped by our founding Member, Mr. Johnson, who sets the tone as well as the standard for Leahey & Johnson.
Peter J. Johnson is one of those attorneys who has made an indelible impression on just about everybody who has seen him in action. He is the standard setter. For many attorneys there is no higher compliment than to call another attorney 'a Pete Johnson.'
So begins a New York Law Journal profile of the firm's Chairman. It describes a standard that every attorney at Leahey & Johnson seeks to meet on a daily basis.
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