Arthur J. Leonard
Arthur J. Leonard is a senior partner at Robb Leonard Mulvihill LLP. Mr. Leonard graduated from Westminster College and Duquesne University School of Law. Since graduation, Mr. Leonard has devoted his practice largely to litigation. He has also developed a significant practice in land use development, construction law and municipal law.
As a litigator, Mr. Leonard has tried cases in various state and federal courts and has handled matters for businesses, professionals and individuals in a wide array of civil matters. He has vast trial experience in diverse fields of commercial litigation, including employment and civil rights litigation, environmental and toxic tort litigation, construction litigation and products liability. In addition, Mr. Leonard has represented numerous insurance companies in the areas of bad faith litigation, insurance coverage and insurance related litigation, specialized insurance and general insurance litigation, professional malpractice, errors and omissions, and subrogation and recovery.
Mr. Leonard also practices in the areas of real estate law and business law, and he represents developers, contractors and municipalities. He has a broad range of experience in land use law, real estate law, and municipal law. He has been retained to represent both developers and municipal governments in the coordination of the land use process.
Mr. Leonard has been recognized by his peers and by other observers of the legal profession for his accomplishments. For fourteen consecutive years, he joins a group of only five percent (5%) of all of the lawyers in Pennsylvania bearing the designation Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. He has also been honored to be among the few attorneys selected as a member of the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County and has been included in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, has been recognized by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as one of the best attorneys in Pittsburgh for 2014, and most recently was named "Lawyer of the Year" for his work in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants. He is a member of the Outstanding Lawyers of America, and was awarded the highest legal rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
In addition, he is a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Defense Institute, the Defense Research Institute, and the League of Pennsylvania Municipal Solicitors. He has served as a member of both the Judiciary Committee and the Committee on Professional Liability for the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
Mr. Leonard has taught seminars on bad faith and litigation. He has spoken in the areas of real estate development and on insurance coverage matters. He occasionally serves as an arbitrator for parties seeking even and fair minded handling of their disputes.