Temple University, B.A.
Drexel University's Thomas R. Kline School of Law, J.D.
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- Spending time with family and friends
- Attending concerts
Leah Altman focuses her practice on complex civil litigation, primarily defending clients in construction, trucking, products and premises liability matters. She has represented Fortune 500 companies, privately held companies, and individuals in matters involving serious injury and death.
Leah graduated from Temple University at the top of her class with a degree in English and a minor in Cognitive Neuroscience in 2011. After graduation, she attended Drexel Law, where she served as an executive member of the Moot Court Board and as a teaching assistant for Advanced Contract Drafting and Negotiations. 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. She graduated cum laude from Drexel Law in 2014.
Leah is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars, and is admitted to practice in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Additionally, Leah is a member of the Temple American Inn of Court and regularly serves as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Civil Trial Division of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
In her free time, Leah enjoys traveling, attending concerts, and spending time with her husband, Josh, and their dogs, Ali Baba Ganoush and Kobe Beef.