Monday, April 22, 2024

Judge Matthew F. Leitman

Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse
231 W. Lafayette Blvd., Room 249
Detroit, MI 48226

Courtroom: Room 207
Chambers Telephone: (313) 234-5125
Chambers Fax: (313) 234-5355
Judicial Assistant: Alisha Kaszubski (313) 234-5128
Case Manager: Holly Ryan (313) 234-5126
Court Reporter: Rob Smith (313) 234-2612

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Judge Matthew Leitman was nominated to the District Court by President Barack Obama on July 25, 2013, and confirmed by the United States Senate on March 12, 2014.

Judge Leitman clerked for Justice Charles L. Levin of the Michigan Supreme Court from 1993-1994 and was in private practice from 1994 until his appointment. Judge Leitman's private practice focused on complex commercial litigation, criminal defense, and appellate litigation. Judge Leitman also authored several articles on a variety of legal issues, including criminal procedure, health care fraud, and litigating sales commission disputes.

Judge Leitman is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Harvard Law School.