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Leo graduated cum laude from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and received the Bankruptcy Medal of Excellence.  He received a B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a starting wide receiver on the school’s Ivy League champion football team.


Upon graduating from law school, Leo clerked for The Honorable Margaret A. Mahoney, Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Alabama.  He then worked for several years in the Commercial Litigation department at a large New Orleans law firm before beginning his solo law practice.  Currently, in addition to operating The Congeni Law Firm, Leo is affiliated with Emile L. Turner, Jr. in an of counsel capacity.  Mr. Turner has practiced in the field of bankruptcy law for over 35 years.


Leo is licensed to practice in the State of Louisiana and has been admitted to the Federal District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana and the Federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Practice areas


  1. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 35%
    16 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    16 years
  3. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 20%
    16 years
  4. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 20%
    16 years

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Contact info

Congeni Law Firm, LLC

424 Gravier St
New Orleans, LA, 70130-2419


LAEligible to practice law199811/03/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Bankruptcy Medal of ExcellenceCase Western Reserve University School of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Commercial Litigation Associate AttorneyMcGlinchey Stafford2000 - 2004
Law ClerkU.S. Bankruptcy Court, S.D. Alabama1998 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/AN/A
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Briefly Speaking (New Orleans Bar Association)Bankruptcy Removal ProcedureN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of PennsylvaniaN/AB.A.N/A
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Conference American Society of Women AccountantsBankruptcyN/A