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Barnes & Thornburg LLP

James J. Leonard

Washington, DC, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Insurance
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James Leonard is an experienced practitioner who wins praise for his policyholder-side work. He offers extensive expertise in insurance coverage disputes and acts for clients from a variety of sectors.
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Practice Areas

Insurance recovery on behalf of policyholders in all lines of insurance for all professions and industries. Also regularly advise business clients on formation, management, and sale of captive insurance companies.

Career

Partner, Barnes & Thornburg, 2010 to present; Partner, Kilpatrick Stockton, 1999-2010; Vice President, Claims and General Counsel, MAG Mutual Insurance Co., 1990-1999; General Counsel, Newton Medical Group, 1986-1990; Attorney, Hughes & Assoc., 1982-1986; SMU Dedman School of Law, J.D., 1983; SMU, Political Science/History, B.A., 1980.

Professional Memberships

Co-chair of ABA Construction Litigation Insurance/Surety Subcommittee; ABA; State Bar of Texas; State Bar of Georgia.

Publications

Regularly publishes thought leadership in the area of insurance, including the firm’s Corporate Policyholder Magazine; firm blogs, “The Growing Captive Insurance Market: Is It Right for Your Business Needs?” and “Inside an Insurance Company: How They Work and What Drives Them;” and contributions to articles such as Translex’s “The Practitioner’s Guide to Applied Comparative Law and Language.”

Personal

Married, four adult sons, and a dog. Serves on the Board of Directors of MAP International, Inc. Hobbies include golf, attending the Masters annually, woodworking, target and skeet shooting.

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James J. Leonard

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1717 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.

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20006-4623

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