Judge Matthew F. Leitman
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.