Leo is an experienced estate planning attorney and civil litigator, admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. His law practice is focused on estate planning and administration, family law, intellectual property, and civil litigation.
In over fifteen years of practicing law, Leo has developed a unique and individualized approach for each of his client’s needs, regardless of the time required. Leo has many years of experience working in top global law firms, but he never forgets that the reason why he got into the practice of law is to help people find the best solution to their problems. He approaches each client with attention, patience, and dedication, and his paramount question is always "What’s best for the client?”
Leo received his Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the New York Polytechnic University (now NYU Tandon School of Engineering). After spending five years as an engineering consultant, he pursued a law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Upon graduation, he worked for a boutique firm and later for a Top 25 Am Law/Global 100 general services law firm.
After working in Big Law for several years, Leo opened his own successful law practice with offices in Brooklyn, New York, and Feasterville, Pennsylvania. In the years of practice, he made it a mission to help his clients navigate the complex world of Estate Planning and Elder Law. Whether it is helping to create an Estate Plan or to navigate the complicated rules of Medicaid Planning, Long Term Care or Estate Administration, Leo is always ready to help and educate the consumer in the complex legal maze. His dedication and work ethic are apparent upon the first meeting.
Our other practice areas are Family Law, including prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, custody and visitation rights, and property settlement agreements. Leo always fights for his clients’ rights to get them the best possible outcome. “He is a committed and dedicated advocate” as his clients have said about him.
His extensive engineering background and top 100 Law Firm experience have contributed immensely to his Patent and Trademark work. With many patents and trademarks received, as well as patent and trademark applications pending, Leo is extremely diligent and pays great attention to details in his patent work.
Leo is an experienced civil litigator and has fought for his clients’ rights in the most difficult litigation battles, and he will fight for your rights until the end.
English, Russian, Ukrainian
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Empire State Counsel||New York State Bar Association||2008|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Leo Mikityanskiy, P.C.||2010 - Present|
|Associate||McDermott Will & Emery||2006 - 2009|
|Associate||Gottlieb, Rackman & Reisman, P.C.||2005 - 2006|
|Summer Associate||Reed Smith||2004 - 2004|
|Project Engineer||Dunn Engineering Associates, P.C.||1999 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers||Member||1998 - Present|
|Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) publication||Resolution of Disputes in the U.S. Federal Courts by Russian and CIS Litigants||2009|
|Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|Polytechnic University of New York (NYU Poly)||BS - Bachelor of Science||1999|
|Constitutionality of Federal, State and City COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates||COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates||2021|
|High-Profile and High Net Worth Divorces||Obtained favorable equitable distribution, spousal support and child support, including non-traditional negotiated settlement packages of disputed issues.|
|High-Net-Worth Estate Planning||Successfully developed asset protection and wealth preservation plans for wealthy individuals.|
|Corporate Governance, Sales and Succession||Successfully helped business owners navigate the complexities of corporate governance, sales, and succession planning.|
|Personal Injury Lawsuits||Successfully prosecuted, defended or settled personal injury lawsuits.|
|Commercial Litigation||Successfully litigated, negotiated or settled lawsuits.|
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