Amy Leete Leone
Amy Leete Leone

Partner
Phone: 301-762-7770
Fax: 301-926-7444
Email: leonea@McWilson.com
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Practice Areas:

Appellate Practice

Civil Litigation

Employment Law

Insurance Coverage

 

Biography:

Amy is a principal member of the Appellate, Civil Litigation, Employment Law, and Insurance Coverage practice groups. Amy has handled, or assisted in handling, hundreds of cases and appeals for individual, institutional, and commercial clients throughout the State and Federal courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia. Amy has argued numerous cases before the highest appellate courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia, as well as before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Amy has been counsel on more than forty reported appellate opinions, many of which have established new law. Amy also counsels commercial clients on employment disputes and advises commercial clients on a variety of employment law issues. As part of the employment practice group, Amy advises employers about State and Federal laws that impact personnel policies, assists companies in developing hiring and termination policies, drafting employment handbooks, and record-keeping tactics to minimize employment litigation. As a principal member of the insurance coverage group, Amy counsels and advises insurance carriers regarding the scope and meaning of insurance policy coverage provisions, and represents insurers in litigation involving their policies.


Amy has served on a number of professional committees, groups and associations, and is very active in a variety of civic programs dedicated to public service, legal assistance, education, professionalism and civility in the practice of law.


Amy lives with her family in Great Falls, Virginia.

 

Education:
University of Richmond, B.A., cum laude, 1992;
University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1995


Bar Admissions:
Maryland, District of Columbia
 

Court Admissions:
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Columbia


Select Reported Cases:

  • Woznicki v. GEICO General Ins. Co., 443 Md. 93, 115 A.3d 152 (2015)
  • Montgomery County v. Distel, 436 Md. 226, 81 A.3d 397 (2013)
  • Worsham v. Greenfield, 435 Md. 349, 78 A.3d 358 (2013)
  • Warr v. JMGM Group, LLC, 433 Md. 170, 70 A.3d 347 (2013)
  • S&S Oil, Inc. v. Jackson, 428 Md. 621, 53 A.3d 1125 (2012)
  • Swartzbaugh v. Encompass Ins. Co. of America, 425 Md. 614, 42 A.3d 587 (2012)
  • Board of Ed. of Worcester County v. Horace Mann Ins. Co., 408 Md. 278, 969 A.2d 305 (2009)
  • Andrade-Sorto v. Allstate Ins. Co., 982 A.2d 669 (D.C. 2009)
  • Warsham v. James Muscatello, Inc., 189 Md. App. 620, 985 A.2d 156 (2009)
  • Blackburn v. Erie Ins. Group, 185 Md. App. 504, 971 A.2d 368 (2009)
  • Erie Ins. Exch. v. Heffernan, 399 Md. 598, 925 A.2d 636 (2007)
  • Flores v. Bell, 398 Md. 27, 919 A.2d 716 (2007)
  • DeBoy v. City of Crisfield, 167 Md. App. 548, 893 A.2d 1189 (2006)
  • Manor Country Club v. Flaa, 387 Md. 297, 874 A.2d 1020 (2005)
  • Amatangelo v. Schultz, 870 A.2d 548 (D.C. 2005)
  • Steele v. D.C. Tiger Mkt., 854 A.2d 175 (D.C. 2004)
  • Montgomery County Bd. of Ed. v. Horace Mann Ins., 383 Md. 527, 860 A.2d 909 (2004)
  • Hodge v. Babel, 149 Md. App. 377, 815 A.2d 910 (2003)
  • James v. Butler, 378 Md. 683, 838 A.2d 1180 (2003)
  • Allstate Ins. Co. v. Kim, 376 Md. 276, 829 A.2d 611 (2003)
  • Gallegos v. Allstate Ins. Co., 372 Md. 748, 816 A.2d 102 (2003)
  • Smith v. Cylus, 147 Md. App. 78, 807 A.2d 777 (2002)
  • Watts v. King, 143 Md. App. 293, 794 A.2d 723 (2002)
  • I.J.G., Inc. v. Penn-America Ins. Co., 803 A.2d 430 (D.C. 2002)
  • Holesapple v. Barrett, 5 Fed. Appx. 177 (4th Cir. 2001)
  • Joswick v. Chesapeake Mobile Homes, Inc., 362 Md. 261, 765 A.2d 90 (2001)
  • Seigneur v. National Fitness Inst., Inc., 132 Md. App. 271, 752 A.2d 631 (2000)
  • Johnson v. Valu Food, Inc., 132 Md. App. 118, 751 A.2d 19 (2000)
  • Burdette v. Rockville Crane Rental Inc., 130 Md. App. 193, 745 A.2d 457 (2000)
  • Wright v. Allstate Ins. Co., 128 Md. App. 694, 740 A.2d 50 (1999)
  • Stancil v. Erie Ins. Co., 128 Md. App. 686, 740 A.2d 46 (1999)
  • Wells v. Polland, 120 Md. App. 699, 708 A.2d 34 (1998)
  • Pettit v. Erie Ins. Exch., 349 Md. 777, 709 A.2d 1287 (1998)

 

 

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