With more than sixty years of proven success in and out of the courtroom, Leahey & Johnson, P.C., is the preeminent trial and appellate law firm in New York City.

Since its founding in 1953 by the late Judge Joseph M. Leahey and Peter James Johnson, the law firm has evolved into a performance-oriented, standard-setting specialist in trials and appeals of tort, commercial and corporate matters throughout the greater New York Metropolitan area. The firm’s many achievements have earned Leahey & Johnson the highest possible rating (“AV”) for ethical standards and legal ability from Martindale Hubbell.  In addition, Peter James Johnson, Jr. has been again selected as a “Super Lawyer” in the New York Metro area for 2013

Leahey & Johnson offers its clients a breadth of expertise and an unparalleled record of success in trials and appeals of all matters, including:

• General Premises and Transportation Liability
• Commercial, Business and Corporate Litigation
• Complex and Catastrophe Litigation
• Insurance Coverage and Litigation
• Product, Medical and Life Sciences Liability
• Workplace, Labor Law and Premises Liability
• Entertainment and Media Litigation
• Employment, Not-for-Profit, Church and Cemetery Liability and Litigation

• Workers’ Compensation and Subrogation
• Crisis Management and Corporate Counseling

With a floor of offices at 120 Wall Street and a diverse, energetic legal staff comprised of twenty attorneys, Leahey & Johnson is big enough to get the job done, but not so big that our clients get lost in the thicket of cases that larger firms take on. We offer dedication to success and an unswerving commitment to personal service and loyalty to our clients, and we pride ourselves on a quick response to their needs.

These are just some of the qualities that have made Leahey & Johnson synonymous with winning in the courtroom.

Mission Statement

Leahey & Johnson will provide you with unique, immediate, and effective representation based on the special needs of your company, institution, or individual situation. Our goal is to achieve the same excellent, cost-effective results for you that we have achieved for clients for over sixty years, drawing on our diligence, experience, and integrity.

The firm was founded in 1953 by Judge Joseph M. Leahey and Peter James Johnson. Almost 60 years and thousands cases later, Leahey & Johnson has become a preeminent civil litigation law firm in New York, synonymous with winning in the courtroom.

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