Allison J. Leonard
Allison J. Leonard is a senior associate at Damian & Valori, LLP | Culmo Trial Attorneys. With 10 years of experience, Ms. Leonard’s practice areas include complex business litigation, receivership and securities litigation, employment law and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights law and litigation. She is licensed to practice in Florida and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Ms. Leonard is dedicated to serving not only her clients but also the community at large. She currently serves as a Board of Directors of the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and Chairs the Annual Trial Skills Workshop and the Substantive CLE Programming committee. In addition, Mrs. Leonard is a member of The Florida Bar – Business Law Section where she serves as Vice Chair of Business Litigation Committee and Chair of Business Litigation Legislation Subcommittee. Leonard is a member of the Cuban American Bar Association (former Assistant Articles Editor for the CABA Briefs Committee), The Dade County Bar Association, the Miami Dade Trial Lawyers Association, and a fellow at The Florida Bar Foundation.
Mrs. Leonard has been recognized by her peers as a Super Lawyer Rising Star for the years of 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Prior to joining DVC, Ms. Leonard was the senior litigation associate at a well-known boutique litigation firm in Coral Gables where she represented individuals and businesses seeking justice after suffering a civil wrongdoing, with an emphasis on products liability, business torts and wage and hour claims.
Ms. Leonard received her law degree from Florida International University College of Law (J.D., 2010), where she earned the Best Brief Award and Oral Argument Champion Award in the Intramural Moot Court Competition and the CALI Award of Excellence for the highest grade in the Carlos A. Costa Immigration and Human Rights Legal Clinic and was on the Dean’s List. She received her undergraduate degree from the Florida International University College of Business (B.A., 2007), where she attended as a National Hispanic Scholar and National Merit Commended Student.
Florida International University JD –
Florida International University – Bachelors of Accounting (2007) –