Mr. Liegel has substantial litigation experience across a broad range of disputes involving areas of law such as business torts, fraud, product liability, regulatory investigations, environmental litigation, bankruptcy, and appeals. He has assisted with the representation of clients in a broad range of industries, including investment banking, financial services, insurance, oil and gas, consumer products, and energy.
Mr. Liegel also is an active participant in the Firm’s pro bono initiatives. Most recently, Mr. Liegel was part of a team of Weil attorneys which represented a victim of human trafficking, successfully allowing the client to have her criminal record expunged and vacated. Mr. Liegel has also worked with the Innocence Project, seeking to obtain post-conviction relief for a client based on new scientific evidence.
Mr. Liegel regularly writes on a variety of topics. Most recently, he co-authored a published article for Bloomberg News’ Class Action Litigation Report regarding defect manifestation in all-purchasers class actions. He also has been published in the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics.
From September 2017 through September 2018, Mr. Liegel served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Adalberto Jordan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Mr. Liegel received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected as a member of Order of the Coif. During law school, Mr. Liegel interned for U.S. Magistrate Judge Edwin G. Torres in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the United States Department of Justice’s Organized Crime and Gang Section in Washington, D.C. He received his B.A. from the University of Miami, magna cum laude.