Stephen I. Leshner
1440 E. Missouri Avenue #265 Phoenix, AZ 85014
Steve Leshner has been practicing law in Arizona since 1976. He is a charter member of the first group of lawyers in Arizona in 1991 to be certified as a specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation. He is a Past President of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, listed in The Best Lawyers in America, named an Arizona Super Lawyer, a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell, and a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is a co-author of the chapter on Neglligence in the Arizona Tort Law Handbook published by the State Bar of Arizona in 2012. Steve limits his practice to plaintiff’s accident, personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability cases. He has represented thousands of Arizonans who have been harmed by the intentional, careless and negligent conduct of others, and has collected millions of dollars for individuals from major corporations, large insurance companies, the health care industry and the government. In the largest settlement in Arizona history, Steve was one of only two Arizona lawyers designated by the State of Arizona as its outside counsel in the Master Settlement Agreement in its three billion dollar settlement with leading U.S. tobacco companies. More recently, Steve was one of ten lawyers around the country appointed to oversee the consolidated litigation in federal court as part of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee (PSC) in the Zicam Products Liability Litigation, and was elected Lead Counsel in the concurrent Zicam Arizona state court litigation.