Michael Leizerman

Michael Leizerman

Trial Lawyer

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Education
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, 2008
University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., 1991-94
University of Michigan, B.A., 1988-1991
U.S. House of Representative’s Page School, 1985-1986

Biography

Michael Leizerman is a partner at the law firm Leizerman & Young, which handles truck accident litigation across the United States.  He is the co-founder of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA). He concentrates his practice in select catastrophic injury truck collision cases across the country.  

Michael is the author of the 4,000 page West/AAJ three-volume treatise, Litigating Truck Accident Cases. He was the first Chair of AAJ’s Trucking Litigation Group. His firm has the most NBTA board certified truck accident lawyers in the country. Four lawyers hold class A commercial drivers licenses.

Michael has taken 14 truck and bus cases to trial in the last decade. He has received record-breaking truck accident settlements and verdicts across the country, including multiple verdicts with punitive damages. He and his firm have received in excess of $2 million in over 50 settlements and verdicts.

Michael is also the author of the Trial Guides book The Zen Lawyer: Winning with Mindfulness, published in 2018.

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