Michael J. Leizerman
Michael Leizerman is the managing partner at Leizerman & Associates, a law firm that handles truck accident litigation across the United States. He is the co-founder of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA). He concentrates his practice in select catastrophic injury truck collision cases across the country
Michael is the author of the Thomson West/AAJ three-volume treatise, Litigating Truck Accident Cases. He was the first Chair of AAJ’s Trucking Litigation Group. Michael attended truck driving school and obtaining his Commercial Driver’s License while managing his law practice.
He has taken 14 truck and bus cases to trial in the last decade. He has received record-breaking truck accident settlements and verdicts across the country, including multiple verdicts with punitive damages. He has received over thirty multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts, including six settlements and verdicts in excess of $10 million. He has taught and lectured over 100 times to other lawyers on trucking for continuing legal education.
Michael is also the author of the Trial Guides book The Zen Lawyer: Winning with Mindfulness, published in 2018
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, Graduate (2008)
University of Toledo College of Law, Juris Doctor (J.D.) (1994)
University of Michigan, Bachelors Degree (A.B.) (1991)
Concentrations in philosophy and film & video studies
U.S. House of Representative’s Page School, Congressional Appointment by Rep. John D. Dingell (1985-1986)