Leah Turner’s practice focuses on the areas of legal ethics, legal malpractice, attorney discipline, and general litigation. Leah has experience representing and advising clients on ethics related matters in arbitration, litigation, and administrative settings.
Leah previously worked as an associate in the litigation department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, where her practice focused on state and federal court litigation including complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy litigation, and products liability litigation. She represented clients in the banking, energy, healthcare, and insurance industries. Leah was deeply involved in Weil’s pro bono representation of clients and annually received the firm’s pro bono award. She was also selected as the first participant in Weil’s Mississippi Gulf Coast Externship program to assist victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Leah received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in 2004. She graduated cum laude and was an articles editor of the Houston Law Review. She received her B.S. in Communication Studies and her B.A. in Spanish from the University of Texas in 1997. Leah is licensed to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Austin Bar Association.
Leah is of counsel to Herring & Panzer, L.L.P.