Thomas C. Lynch
Thomas A. Leonard is a partner with Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP. He is chairman of the Litigation Department and a permanent member of the firm’s Management Committee. Mr. Leonard has comprehensive experience in business and complex commercial litigation. His law practice concentrates in the areas of antitrust, construction litigation, mergers and acquisitions, commercial, administrative and regulatory issues, environmental matters and health care representation. He also has an extensive appellate practice.
Prior to joining Obermayer in 1992, Mr. Leonard was a partner and co-chairman of the Litigation Department at Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish & Kauffman and a permanent member of the Firm Executive Committee. From 1979-83, he served as the Controller for the City of Philadelphia.
Mr. Leonard received his Bachelor of Science degree from Drexel University, Philadelphia. He was awarded his Juris Doctor from Temple University School of Law, where he served as the editor of the Temple Law Quarterly.
Mr. Leonard currently serves as Chairman of the Delaware Valley Real Estate Investment Fund and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Permalith Plastics. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Independence Blue Cross, U.S. Facilities, Pennsylvania Business Bank, Hahnemann Hospital, The World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia, The World Affairs Council and CORA Services, Inc. From 1993-98, he served on the Board of Directors for the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae). He is Chairman of the Board of Governors of Hahnemann Hospital and President of the Board of Advisors of Roman Catholic High School and serves on the Board of Directors of the Irish American Partnership.
Mr. Leonard is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations, and is listed in Who’s Who in the World. He is also named as one of Pennsylvania’s “Super Lawyers” as listed in both the Philadelphia magazine (June 2008; June 2007; June 2006; June 2005; June 2004) and the Law and Politics Magazine, “Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2008” and 2004-2007 editions. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.