Leah E. Altman

Leah E. Altman

Associate

Office

Practice Groups

Leah E. Altman focuses her practice on complex civil litigation, primarily representing clients in construction, commercial motor vehicle, product liability, and premises liability matters. She counsels and defends Fortune 500 companies, privately held companies, and individuals in matters on a range of general liability claims involving serious injury and death.

Leah graduated at the top of her class at Temple University with a bachelor’s in English and a minor in Cognitive Neuroscience. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, graduating cum laude, where she served as an executive member of the Moot Court Board and as a teaching assistant for Advanced Contract Drafting and Negotiations. As a law student, she was selected as a Dean’s Scholar in the Academic Skills Program, where she tutored first-year law students and led weekly review sessions in Contract Law. Leah also volunteered as a Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Law fellow, where she taught constitutional law and advocacy skills to Philadelphia high school students.

Professional Affiliations
  • The Temple American Inn of Court – Philadelphia
Community Involvement
  • First Judicial District of Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia: Judge Pro Tempore, 2017 to present
Admitted to Practice
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Education
  • Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, J.D., 2014
  • Temple University, B.A., 2011