About Us

Leahey & Johnson, P.C.

About Us

Founded in 1953


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 Martindale-Hubbell (“AV”) rating. Our members have been again peer selected as Elite Super Lawyers in the New York Metro area for 2022

Leahey & Johnson P.C. offers

Leahey & Johnson, P.C. 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
  • Entertainment and Media Litigation
  • Employment, Not-for-Profit, Religious Organizations, 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.