Elinor Leary

Elinor Leary

  • Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • California
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Elinor Leary is the team leader of the Leary Trial Team which handles complex cases that involve life-altering injuries or death. The Leary Trial Team has expertise with cases that involve construction and worksite injuries, defective products, dangerous property conditions, negligent security, car and truck collisions, and incidents that involve pedestrians and bicyclists. Ms. Leary has tried cases to verdict as well as reached large settlements in numerous other cases, including cases listed in The Recorder’s “Top Settlements” publications.

Ms. Leary was a public defender in Alameda County and has been a clinical professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she taught advanced law students case investigation, courtroom advocacy, jury selection, and trial skills.

Ms. Leary is rated AV-Preeminent for Ethical Standards & Ability by Martindale-Hubbell. She has been selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars and Super Lawyers lists continuously since 2011 and the Top Northern California Female Lawyers since 2012. She has been selected for inclusion on the list of “Best Lawyers in America” since 2016.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Areas
  • Construction Injuries
  • Truck collisions
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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American Univ
Undergraduate Degree
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U of San Francisco School of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 227232
- Current
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Contact & Map
The Veen Firm, P.C.
20 Haight St
San Francisco, CA 94102
Telephone: (415) 673-4800
Fax: (415) 771-5845