Geoffrey Leonard


Geoffrey is involved in all aspects of Levy Ratner’s labor and employment practice. Geoffrey joined the firm in 2021. Prior to working at Levy Ratner, he worked at the Detroit Justice Center, representing clients on issues related to the criminalization of poverty, police brutality, family law, and criminal defense. Prior to that, Geoffrey was a Gleichman Fellow in the Legal Department at the SEIU, where he served as counsel to the Fight for $15 and Home Care campaigns.  Geoff represents progressive political organizations and nonprofit advocacy groups in Michigan and New York. He helps his clients structure their political and issue campaigns and advises clients on compliance with campaign finance laws, the limits placed on not for profit organizations, and rules concerning lobbying activity.

Practice Areas

  • Labor Law
  • Employment Law
  • Election and Campaign Finance Law
  • Nonprofit Governance and Compliance
  • Lobbying Disclosure

Awards, Honors & Recognition

  • 2014-2015 Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy, Managing Editor
  • 2013 Peggy Browning Fellow, DC Employment Justice Center


  • Georgetown Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Goucher College, B.A.

State Admissions

  • New York
  • Michigan

Outside Interests

  • Cats
  • New York Mets