Mr. David J. Leonard, Practicing Partner

Leonard, Felker, Altfeld, Greenberg & Battaile, PC

250 No. Meyer Ave., Tucson, AZ 85702
9454 Wilshire Blvd., Suite M11
Beverly Hills CA, 90212

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Arizona and California litigator/real estate lawyer, 38 years experience in law and as expert. Listed as one of the "Countries Best" legal professionals in America.
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EW #1027 Practicing attorney (since April 1964).
Admitted to practice:
● State Bar of Arizona (April 25, 1964);
● State Bar of California (July 9, 1964);
● United States District Court, Arizona;
● United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and Fifth Circuit;
● United States Supreme Court.

President/Practicing Partner. (1975-present)
Practice emphasizes litigation of real estate, antitrust, health care, disability insurance, legal malpractice, securities, insurance, fraud, business tort, contract and other complex civil matters and negotiation of business, professional and real estate matters.

Miller, Pitt & Feldman, Tucson, Arizona (formerly Miller & Pitt).
Partner. (1966-1976)
Practice emphasized litigation of complex civil matters and business organizations and real estate.

Antitrust Division, Trial Section, United States
Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. Honor Graduate Program (1964-1966).
Prepared litigation of antitrust conspiracies and investigated alleged abuses in insurance, steel and coal industries.

Outstanding Performance Award (Presented to three of the 280 attorneys in the Division).

Judge Pro Tempore, Superior Court of Arizona (1984-1997)
Temporary judge with full powers of Superior Court.
Serves at request of Chief Civil Judge to relieve backlog by trying civil cases and hearing civil motions.

Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Arizona, College of Law (1986).
Real Estate Transactions and Finance.

Peer Recommendations
● Martindale-Hubbell Rating "a" (highest)
● Based on confidential recommendations from lawyers and judges.

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.)
all Editions since 1983 under Corporate Litigation
(Unofficial survey based on confidential local recommendations).

Bar Association Activities
Chairman, Civil Rules for Federal District Courts Committee (1977-1984).
Coordinated writing and revision of local rules for United States District Courts in Arizona; liaison between Chief United States District Judge and Bar Association;

Civil Practice and Procedure Committee (1974-1984)
Wrote, revised and recommended rules of procedure for Superior Courts to Arizona Supreme Court.

Civil Procedure Committee, Pima County Bar (1984-1994)
Assist judge in charge of civil matters with recommendations for expediting litigation and local rule changes.

Antitrust Council, Arizona State Bar (1977-1988).
Vice Chairman (1977-1978 and 1984-1988).

B.A. 1962 University of Arizona. Major in Philosophy.
Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi Certificate (top 1% of class).

LL.B. January, 1964 University of Arizona, College of Law; Arizona Law Review;
● Moot Court winner first, second and third year competitions.
● Winner Southwest Regional Competition.
● National Moot Court Competition, New York City, 1963.

First in January, 1964 graduating class, University of Arizona College of Law.

Arizona Attorney General's Prize: Highest score on Arizona bar examination.

Honor Graduate Program United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division.
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