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Leo M. Newman, Of Counsel

St Louis, Missouri

Partner, since 1968

Phone: (314) 878-8200 or (800) 962-4009
Fax: (314) 878-7839
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Areas of Practice:

  • Premises Liability
  • Truck Accidents/18 Wheeler Crashes
  • Boating, Railroad, & Aviation Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Slip and Fall - Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Automobile & Truck Accidents Plaintiff
  • Aviation Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Legal Malpractice - Plaintiff
  • Boating Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Litigation & Appeals - Plaintiff
  • Medical Malpractice - Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability - Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law - Plaintiff
  • Professional Negligence - Plaintiff
  • Railroad Accidents - Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death - Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage:

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Missouri, 1958


  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, 1958
  • Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, 1954
    Major:  Political Science

Honors and Awards:

  • Highest AV Peer Review Rating by Martindale Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Missouri Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

Leo M. Newman, Of Counsel


Leo M. Newman is Of Counsel to the Firm, but retired from active practice.


Leo M. Newman is a graduate of the Washington University School of Law. He received his undergraduate education at Washington University where majored in Political Science with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

In 1958, with then-partner Samuel Goldenhersh, Leo Newman founded this firm and built his practice with a commitment to providing zealous legal advocacy for victims of others' wrongdoing. After several years of practicing with Mark Bronson, Leo and Mark worked together to direct the newly-named Newman & Bronson towards its place as one of St. Louis’ preeminent personal injury law firms, known around the country for its compassionate legal representation. 


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In addition to his trial successes, Leo has long held the highest AV Peer Review Rating by Martindale Hubbell and has been active in professional legal and community organizations.

In 2014, Leo Newman retired from active practice, but remains Of Counsel at the firm now known as Newman Bronson & Wallis and continues to be a cheerful presence in the NB&W offices.


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