Katie Leonard
Katie Leonard
  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Tort and Casualty Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • UM/UIM Coverage
  • Products Liability
Katie Leonard joined the firm in 2019. Prior to joining Summers, McDonnell, Hudock, Guthrie & Rauch, Ms. Leonard clerked for Judge Beth A. Lazzara of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County- Criminal Division. In addition, during law school, she interned with Judge Jill E. Rangos of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County- Criminal Division. Ms. Leonard was a member of the Appellate Moot Court Board and represented Duquesne University in various competitions.

Ms. Leonard’s present practice includes all aspects of tort, casualty and insurance defense litigation. She also represents her clients in matters involving ADR, including arbitration.  

Education

  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2018
    • Honors: Appellate Moot Court Board Member
    • Honors: Justice Louis L. Mandernio Honor Society Member
  • Coastal Carolina University
    • B.A. - 2015
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Intelligence and National Security Studies

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania, 2018
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 2018

Professional Associations

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Past Positions

  • Judge Beth A. Lazzara of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County- Criminal Division, Law Clerk
  • Judge Jill E. Rangos of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County- Criminal Division, Intern

Current Employment Position

  • Associate