With more than 30 years of experience handling complex business and real estate trials, arbitrations, mediations and appeals, Leon has a proven record of success. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America for commercial litigation and has been recognized as both a a Top 10 Arizona Lawyer for Commercial Litigation and Top 100 Lawyer in Arizona. Leon excels at providing counsel to his clients on all aspects of their business operations and provides clients a special expertise in conflict resolution and avoidance, protecting clients from government overreach or over-regulation, and developing litigation and trial strategies designed to achieve the efficient resolution of any dispute. He specializes in complex commercial and bet-the-company litigation and has managed litigation all over the country, as well as in Canada, Mexico and Europe. A former Judge Pro Tem of the Maricopa County Superior Court, he is available to serve as a mediator or arbitrator and as Compliance Lawyer for Arizona ABS entities. Leon is also an accomplished artist and musician.
Leon graduated from St. Lawrence University with a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts with minors in Education and Music. After teaching high school for two years, he graduated from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University where he served as a research assistant on Karjala, An Analysis of Close Corporation Legislation in the United States, 21 Arizona State Law Journal 663.