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Leo is described by clients as “invaluable to our organization,” a “trusted adviser and advocate” and a “focused and loyal purveyor of sage legal advice” (Chambers USA).
As co-chair of the Litigation, Real Estate and Real Estate Special Opportunities departments, Leo has an expansive practice that encompasses complex commercial litigation, real estate transactions and corporate reorganizations. He is also a member in our Construction and Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring departments.
Leo regularly represents a wide array of clients including private equity, hedge and real estate opportunity funds, national lending institutions, bridge and convenience lenders, property owners and developers; in matters such as:
Leo has spent his entire career with the firm and has played a leading role in innumerable matters. His select notable experience includes:
In addition to his appointment to the New Jersey Council of Economic Advisors by Senate Minority Leader Thomas H. Kean, Jr., Leo is actively involved in a host of professional organizations, including the New York and New Jersey Federal Bar Association, the New York and New Jersey State Bar Association, the Bergen County Bar Association and the Construction Lawyers Society of America.
Leo is renown for his top tier legal practice and has been recognized by both media outlets and rigorous legal ranking publications. Over the past decade, Leo has been consistently recognized by Chambers USA for his litigation practice and has been noted for his “outstanding legal strategy and implementation.” He has been recognized as a “Local Litigation Star” in New York and New Jersey by Benchmark Litigation where clients regard him as a “unique attorney, who possesses a keen business sense along with best-in-class legal advice.” In 2020, Leo was a Dealmaker honoree at New Jersey Law Journal’s Professional Excellence Awards. He has also been featured in New York Metro Super Lawyers, New Jersey Super Lawyers, and Best Lawyers in America. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.