Michael H. Leeds, P.L.


  • Michael H. Leeds, P.L.
  • Phone: +1 561 962 2136

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    1875 NW Corporate Boulevard
    Suite 300
    Boca Raton, FL 33431-8561
  • Duane Morris LLP
    1075 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 1700
    Atlanta, GA 30309-3929

Michael H. Leeds, P.L. counsels clients on all aspects of estate and tax planning and administration in Florida, New York, Georgia and internationally. He represents foreign investors in the United States and in business transactions in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. His wealth planning practice focuses on complex estate planning for international and domestic families, the establishment and implementation of domestic and international charitable trusts, and the administration of estates and trusts.

Mr. Leeds is a 1971 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a graduate, with distinction, of George Washington University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Areas of Practice

  • Wealth Planning
  • International and Domestic Estate Planning
  • Transnational Business Transactions


  • Florida
  • New York
  • Georgia


  • University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, J.D., 1971
  • The George Washington University, B.A., with distinction, 1968
    - Phi Beta Kappa


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 2012-present
  • Blank Rome LLP
    - Partner, 1997-2012
  • Lowenthal, Landau, Fischer & Bring
    - Partner, 1988-1997
  • Friedman, Leeds & Shorenstein
    - Managing Partner, 1979-1988
  • Pell & LeViness P.C.
    - Associate/Partner, 1972-1979

Honors and Awards

Professional Activities

  • Florida Bar
  • Georgia Bar
  • New York Bar
  • International Bar Association
  • Estate Planning Council of Boca Raton

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "In the Shoes of Our Clients - What Do They Want," 21st Annual International Wealth Transfer Practices Conference, London, England, February 29, 2016 through March 1, 2016
  • Speaker, "Transition of Family Companies: Survival in a Changing World," Capital Club Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 20, 2014
  • Speaker, "Estate Planning," Harbor's Edge Condominium, Delray Beach, Florida, October 27, 2011
  • Speaker, "Estate Planning and Family Business," Family Business/SunTRUST Seminar, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, January 2011