With more than 45 years experience, Samuel Leib maintains a distinguished litigation practice representing clients in matters involving medical malpractice, oral surgical and dental malpractice, long-term care facilities, and related business transactions and disputes. His representation spans the entire country having been retained to handle cases in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, Vermont, California, Nevada, South Dakota, Arizona, Connecticut and New York. Sam has also been selected to serve on numerous national medical defense litigation panels where he is frequently asked to defend complex, high-risk medical specialties throughout the country. Besides medical related matters, Sam has represented federal and state governmental entities and subdivisions in matters ranging from personal injury to alleged civil rights violations. Over the course of his career, Sam has participated in over 175 jury trials in cases ranging from brain damaged babies to decubitus ulcers.
Sam is one of the most highly regarded trial lawyers in Wisconsin and considered a leader by both attorneys and judges. Among other professional distinctions, Sam has been a member of the faculty at Marquette University Law School since 1998, instructing and inspiring new attorneys in the area of health care provider liability, a course of study he co-developed. Sam also lectures frequently on health care and litigation issues to lawyers, medical providers, and other specialty groups.
• State of Wisconsin
• United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
• United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
• State of California
• United States District Court for the Central District of California
• Supreme Court of the United States
• United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
• United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
• United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
• United States Court of Federal Claims
• Pro Hac Vice in numerous states from 1981-Present