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Stephen I Leshner

Stephen I Leshner

  • Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability...
  • Arizona
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Summary

teve Leshner has been practicing law in Arizona since 1976. He is a charter member of the first group of lawyers in Arizona in 1991 to be certified as a specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation. He is a Past President of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, has been included in Best Lawyers in America, named an Arizona Super Lawyer, is an Associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell, and is a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is a co-author of the chapter on Negligence in the Arizona Tort Law Handbook, published by the State Bar of Arizona in 2012, and a frequent seminar speaker on various personal injury topics for national and local organizations. Steve limits his practice to plaintiff's accidents, personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability cases. He has represented thousands of Arizonans who have been harmed by the intentional, careless and negligent conduct of others, and has collected millions of dollars for individuals from major corporations, large insurance companies, the health care industry and the government. In the largest settlement in Arizona history, Steve was one of only two Arizona lawyers designated by the state of Arizona as its outside counsel during the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement in its $3 billion settlement with leading U.S. tobacco companies. Steve was a member of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee (PSC) in the Zicam Products Liability Litigation, and was elected Lead Counsel in the concurrent Zicam Arizona state court litigation. Currently, he is personally representing individuals in the DePuy ASR, DePuy Pinnacle, Stryker, Smith & Nephew, Zimmer, Encore, Biomet and Wright Medical hip replacement cases; AMS, Coloplast, Boston Scientific and Ethicon transvaginal mesh cases; Zimmer NexGen knee replacement cases; and mass tort product cases involving Januvia, Zoloft, Propecia, Lipitor, Yaz and Xarelto.

Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
9th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Education
Northeastern University School of Law
J.D.
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State University of New York - Stony Brook
B.A.
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Awards
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
AV rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Arizona Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Who's Who in America
Who's Who
Who's Who in American Law
Who's Who
Professional Associations
American Board of Trial Advocates
Associate
- Current
Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
Member, Board of Directors
- Current
Association of Trial Lawyers of America--American Association for Justice
Sustaining Member
- Current
Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
President
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Arizona Tort Law Handbook, Chapter on Negligence, Co-Author
State Bar of Arizona
Concept Focus Groups
Arizona Trial Lawyers Association Advocate
Certifications
Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation
State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Phoenix Arizona personal inury and medical malpractice trial lawyer
1440 E. Missouri Avenue
Suite 265
Phoenix, AZ 85014
USA
Telephone: (602) 266-9000 Ext. 22