Leia Leitner is an experienced complex commercial litigator in federal and state courts. Her practice focuses primarily on complex tort and general casualty, intellectual property and brand protection, and privacy and data protection.
Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Leia was an associate at a boutique law firm in Maitland, Florida, where she focused primarily on insurance defense for class action matters filed by consumers relating to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). In this capacity, she represented corporations, collection agencies, debt buyers and credit reporting agencies.
Leia also worked as an associate attorney for a boutique intellectual property and technology firm in Orlando, Florida, where she focused on all aspects of copyright, trademark prosecution, business litigation, government investigations, and qui tam actions filed under the False Claims Act. She also drafted settlement agreements and negotiated contracts for matters involving sports, music and entertainment law.
Leia brings a wide range of legal knowledge working as a litigator at various law firms in Central Florida, formerly focusing in the areas of condominium and homeowners’ association law, and complex business litigation.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Leia Leitner
The National Law Review names Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP a Go-To Thought Leader in cannabis law for the year 2022. In particular, the firm’s coverage of specialty cannabis products, such as Delta-8 and edible THC products, saw a substantial audience this year, serving as a valuable guide for attorneys and professionals in this area. Authors such as Ian A. Stewart and Leia Leitner provided key insights into topics such as the Ninth Circuit Delta-8 ruling, Minnesota’s inadvertent legalization of cannabis edibles, and much more.