Thomas Leonard III Recognized in the 18th Annual World Trade Centers Day Awards

October 15, 2020

Obermayer’s chairman Thomas Leonard III was recognized in the 18th Annual World Trade Centers Day Awards, held virtually on October 7, 2020. Tom was honored with the 2020 Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement. His leadership has been integral to the success of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP) as a founding Board Member of the WTCGP in 2002.

The World Trade Centers Day Awards is dedicated to recognizing the global achievement of the Greater Philadelphia region and to celebrate local business leaders who have made a significant contribution to regional and national economic growth through international trade. The event is in keeping with World Trade Centers Day, a worldwide celebration of the contributions to peace and prosperity made by World Trade Centers across the globe.

You can access Tom Leonard’s Tribute here.


Listen to DJ Barker’s song tribute to Tom Leonard here.


Tom is the Chairman of Obermayer, Chairman of the Litigation Department, and a permanent member of the firm’s Management Committee. He has comprehensive experience in business and complex commercial litigation. Tom’s law practice concentrates in the areas of antitrust, construction litigation, mergers and acquisitions, commercial, administrative and regulatory issues, environmental matters, healthcare and real estate representation. He also has an extensive appellate practice.

Tom served as Chairman of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. He is a previous delegate to the House of Delegates, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and formerly served on the Board of Governors and as Chairman of the Community Activization Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association.

Tom is a Lifetime Charter Member of Rue Ratings “Best Attorneys of America”. The American Registry lists Tom in the top 1% of America’s Most Honored professionals. He is the recipient of the Greater Philadelphia Leadership Award (2103) and the Learned Hand Award from the American Jewish Committee (2010). Tom was also honored as one of the top graduates of Drexel University and named to the Drexel 100 of leading graduates.

Tom served as a Captain in the United States Army (Inf.), Honorable Discharge.