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In 1999, Leah graduated summa cum laude from UNLV with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies and Political Science. In law school, she was Editor-in-Chief of the Nevada Law Journal and judicial extern to United States District Court Judge Phillip Pro. She graduated summa cum laude from UNLV's law school in 2002. At graduation, she was recognized as the William S. Boyd Outstanding Graduate.
Following her graduation from law school, she immediately began employment at Lionel Sawyer & Collins, at the time the largest law firm in the state, which specializes in a variety of business matters. While at that firm, and subsequently at Bailey Kennedy, she gained experience on complex matters while being mentored by a variety of top professionals in Nevada.
In 2011, she made the choice to establish her own firm. She brings to her firm many years of experience in all areas of business law, including preparing formation documents; drafting operating and shareholder agreements, partnership agreements, purchase and finance agreements, leases, surrender agreements, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, and employment agreements; contract litigation; shareholder derivative suits; business dissolutions; and appellate matters.
During the course of her practice of law, she has also been involved in many areas of legal education and service. She was an associate editor of the Nevada Civil Practice Manual from 2004-2010. She was a teaching assistant for the Nevada Civil Practice class at UNLV's law school from 2006-2008. She has been a grader for the Nevada Bar Exam since 2008. She has chaired the Clark County Law Foundation Community Service Committee, having served on the committee since 2007. In addition to maintaining her own cases, she has also been an arbitrator on the Court Annexed Arbitration Program Panel since 2012.
She is currently licensed with the State Bar of Nevada. She is also certified to practice Law in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Nevada, Clark County Bar Association, and Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys.
She currently lives with her husband Scot and two daughters. She is involved in numerous community organizations, including UNLV Alumni Association (lifetime member), Sigma Kappa Sorority Advisory Board (member), Junior Achievement (volunteer), All American Booster Club (Brown's Gymnastics), Central Christian Church (Southwest Campus Director of New Beginnings), and Green Chamber of Nevada President.
Leah has continued to achieve her success and goals while being the managing partner of her own law firm.
Areas of Practice
Contract Preparation and Review
Business & Commercial Litigation
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Summa Cum Laude||UNLV Law School||2002|
|Outstanding Graduate||University of Las Vegas||2002|
|Managing Partner||Leah Martin Law||2011 - Present|
|Attorney||The Powell Litigation Group||2008 - 2011|
|Attorney||Glen J. Lerner & Associates||2008 - 2008|
|Attorney||Powell Naqvi||2008 - 2008|
|Attorney||Bailey Kennedy/ Bailey Merrill||2006 - 2008|
|Attorney||Lionel Sawyer & Collins||2002 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys||Member||2011 - Present|
|BNI||Growth coordinator||2010 - Present|
|Clark County Law Foundation||Chairperson||2007 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2003 - Present|
|State Bar of Nevada||Member||2003 - Present|
|NAPW||National Association of Professional Women||2015|
|University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|University of Nevada-Las Vegas||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|Agriculture Workshop||Business Law||2015|
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