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Katie Leonard

Associate - Pittsburgh Office

kleonard@summersmcdonnell.com

Katie Leonard joined the firm in 2019. Prior to joining Summers, McDonnell, Hudock, Guthrie & Rauch, Ms. Leonard clerked for Judge Beth A. Lazzara of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County- Criminal Division. In addition, during law school, she interned with Judge Jill E. Rangos of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County- Criminal Division. Ms. Leonard was a member of the Appellate Moot Court Board and represented Duquesne University in various competitions.

Ms. Leonard’s present practice includes all aspects of tort, casualty and insurance defense litigation. She also represents her clients in matters involving ADR, including arbitration.

 

EDUCATION

  • Undergraduate: Coastal Carolina University, B.A. Intelligence and National Security Studies, 2015
    Honors: Magna Cum Laude

  • Law School: Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 2018  
    Appellate Moot Court Board Member, Justice Louis L. Mandernio Honor Society Member

 

ADMISSIONS

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

 

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Insurance Defense Litigation

  • Tort and Casualty Litigation

  • Premises Liability

  • UM/UIM Coverage

  • Products Liability