John C. Leddy Associate

     

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John Leddy focuses his practice on defending companies in the transportation, construction and real estate industries, among others. John’s complex tort practice focuses on premises liability, construction liability and labor law matters. John also defends national transportation companies in personal injury, uninsured motorist and no-fault cases.

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, John worked as an associate at a boutique litigation firm in the Boston, Massachusetts, area. While there, his practice focused on construction litigation; premises and product liability; employment law; and travel litigation.

In law school, John worked as a law clerk for a Fortune 100 multinational insurer in the litigation and coverage practice groups, where he drafted numerous coverage opinions and conducted expansive legal research pertaining to jurisdictions across the country. John also served as a student attorney at the Boston College Civil Litigation Clinic providing legal services to indigent families in the Greater Boston area. Also during law school, John interned at the Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor in the Boston regional office, focusing on issues pertaining to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Occupation Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). John also interned for the National Mediation Board, Office of the General Counsel, focusing on issues concerning the Railway Labor Act (RLA) and external litigation.