Jeffrey D. "Jeff" Leonard

Jeffrey D. "Jeff" Leonard


Triplett Woolf Garretson, LLC

Recognized since 2007

Wichita, Kansas

Practice Areas

Construction Law

Litigation - Construction

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Construction Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Construction Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Construction Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Construction Law
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Jeff Leonard focuses his practice on construction law and business litigation. Drawing on his diverse personal experience in the construction industry, Mr. Leonard is regularly retained to assist clients in complex construction matters, including the negotiation and drafting of construction agreements, as well as litigated disputes in State and Federal Court, mediation and arbitration proceedings. In addition to advising clients in their day-to-day operations, Mr. Leonard has participated in the resolution of disputes involving allegations of construction and design defects, delay and liquidated damages, unforeseen site conditions, environmental concerns (including toxic mold), safety related claims and professional negligence. The involved projects include residential, commercial and industrial buildings, military installations, educational facilities, prisons, airports, highways and bridges, wastewater facilities and process plant facilities. Mr. Leonard is active in a number of industry and professional organizations and is a frequent seminar presenter on construction law and litigation topics.

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Leonard has developed significant experience assisting clients in all types of business and commercial litigation. Mr. Leonard also assists clients in addressing safety and environmental compliance concerns, including defending administrative proceedings before OSHA. Mr. Leonard holds the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest “AV” rating for lawyers, reflecting exemplary professional experience and ethical standards. He is also recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the field of Construction Law and has been named by his peers as one of Wichita’s “Top Lawyers.”

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Location

  • 2959 North Rock Road, Suite 300
    Wichita, KS 67226

Education

  • Washburn University , J.D., graduated 1990
  • Wichita State University, BS, graduated 1987

Bar Admissions

  • Kansas, Kansas Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • American Bar Association - Construction Litigation Committee
  • American Bar Association - Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Kansas Bar Association - Construction Law Section
  • Kansas Bar Association - Litigation Section
  • Wichita Bar Association - Board of Governors, 2001-2003, 2005-2007

Triplett Woolf Garretson, LLC
Headquarters: Wichita, Kansas

14 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Construction Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Construction Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Construction Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Construction Law, Wichita (2022)
  • Litigation - Construction, Wichita (2021)
  • Litigation - Construction, Wichita (2019)
  • Construction Law, Wichita (2018)
  • Construction Law, Wichita (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction

Special Focus

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Commercial Development
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Disputes
  • Contract Review and Negotiation
  • Contractors
  • Industrial
  • OSHA
  • Real Estate
  • Residential Development

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America in the area of Construction Law
  • Selected by his peers as one of Wichita's "Top Lawyers" in the area of construction law
  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory highest "AV" rating for lawyers

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