Leah R. Imbrogno is a senior counsel, commercial litigator and trial lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. She assists corporate clients, specifically manufacturing and automotive companies, throughout all phases of complex commercial litigation, mediation, arbitration, and international arbitration. Leah has successfully litigated and tried cases in state and federal courts, the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). She is a member of Foley’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice and Automotive and Manufacturing Industry Teams.
Leah has substantial experience in breach of contract, supply chain, warranty, recall and products liability litigation, as well as in defending manufacturers against class actions and managing trade secret claims and shareholder disputes. Leah also supports clients through commercial mediation, with the goal of prompt and creative resolution of business disputes.
Prior to joining Foley’s Detroit office, Leah was a litigation associate for the law firm of Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. in Pittsburgh, where she was a member of the associates committee and a legal writing mentor.
Leah was selected for inclusion in the 2013 and 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers – Rising Stars® lists for her work in business litigation. Upon moving to Michigan, Leah also was selected for inclusion in the 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Michigan Super Lawyers – Rising Stars® list for her work in business litigation. She also has been named a “Top Women Attorney” in Michigan Super Lawyers – Rising Stars®.
Through Leah, Foley’s Detroit office was recognized for its pro bono work with the Detroit Legal Services Clinic, receiving the 2019 Pro Bono Office of the Year Award from the Detroit Bar Association.
Leah earned her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D., 2010), with a Civil Litigation Certificate. She served as note editor for the Pittsburgh Tax Review. During law school, Leah worked as a legal extern for the Civil Division of the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas and acted as a legal research and writing teaching assistant. She also completed her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, at the University of Pittsburgh (B.S., 2007).
Admissions and Professional Memberships
Leah is admitted to both the Michigan and Pennsylvania Bars. She also is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Eastern District of Michigan and the Western District of Michigan. Leah is a member of the Federal Bar, Pennsylvania State, Allegheny County, Oakland County and Detroit Bar Associations.
Publications and Presentations