Eileen M. Leeds
Eileen M. Leeds was born in El Paso, Texas in 1952. She attended Inter-American University in San German, Puerto Rico after residing there since the age of three.
After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Biology and Physical Education, she obtained a MS in Athletic Training from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana in 1975. She later obtained a Ph.D. in Work Physiology in 1984 after teaching/coaching at Inter-American University in Puerto Rico for five years. After working as lab director of the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, she graduated Cum Laude from the University of Miami Law School in 1991. She was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1991 and the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Florida in 1992. She was an associate in the law firm of Angones, Hunter, McClure, Lynch & Williams in Miami, Florida before moving to Texas. Prior to joining our firm, she worked at Hirsch, Robinson, Sheiness & Glover for two years.
She is admitted to the Texas Bar, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, United States District Court for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas and the United States Supreme Court. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. She has represented defendants in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, employment discrimination, civil rights, construction disputes, and contracts. She has represented school districts in administrative hearings regarding employment disputes. She has also litigated and won several excessive force cases.