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Michael Leizerman

Michael Jay Leizerman

Lecturer in Law


Michael Leizerman is the managing partner at E.J. Leizerman & Associates, a law firm that handles truck accident litigation across the United States. Michael works with clients and other attorneys across the country to analyze Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, industry standards and practices and how they apply in particular cases. Michael speaks regularly to other attorneys to educate them about trucking laws and regulations.

He is the author of the treatise Litigating Truck Accident Cases, published by West Publishing, the world's largest legal publisher. In this multi-volume work, he shares his experience and knowledge gained in years of trying truck accident cases.

Michael is a graduate of the University of Michigan and University of Toledo College of Law. He is Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy. He was the first Chairman of the American Association for Justice's (AAJ) Trucking Litigation Group. He is a member of Trial Lawyers for Public Justice and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has received ground-breaking and record trucking verdicts across the country. Michael is also a proud graduate of Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College. One of his most educational experiences was attending truck driving school and obtaining his Commercial Driver’s License while managing his law practice.


Last Updated: 1/5/17