Leah K. BarronMember
Leah K. Barron, a Member of the firm, has dedicated her legal career to protecting individuals and communities who have been harmed by exposure to toxic substances. Prior to joining the firm, Leah maintained a national practice and served as the Environmental Team Leader for a prominent, Baltimore-based plaintiffs’ firm.
Leah received her B.A., summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Washington University in St. Louis. She then went on to receive her J.D. from Harvard Law School.
During law school, Leah served as an editor for the Harvard Human Rights Journal and was actively involved in a variety of public interest work, eventually being awarded with a fellowship to pursue such work after graduation.
Leah is currently a member of the Maryland Association for Justice (MAJ), the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the American Bar Association (ABA), and the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA). She has served as an editor of the MAJ’s Trial Reporter magazine and has served on the AAJ’s Law Schools Committee. The National Trial Lawyers has named Leah to its Top 40 under 40 list.
Prior to practicing law, Leah served as a History and Government teacher in both the Washington, D.C. and the Baltimore City public school systems. She has also served on the boards of the Charles Village Civic Association and the YMCA Youth and Government program.