Leon is the co-Managing Partner of Gordon & Rees’ Phoenix office and is the National Practice Leader of the firm’s Retail & Hospitality Practice Group. He is also a member of Gordon & Rees’ Privacy & Data Security and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups. Leon has authored, lectured, and led seminars on the national security and business ramifications of the collection of consumer data and preparing for, preventing and mitigating the loss from data-breach incidents and litigation. Leon currently serves as Chair of DRI’s Commercial Litigation Committee’s Cyber Security Specialty Litigation Group (SLG). He is a member of the Sedona Conference Working Group 11 for Data Security and Privacy Liability, a fellow of Litigation Counsel of America and a Sustaining Member of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers. He has been recognized by Southwest Super Lawyers since 2008, and was named one of the top ten commercial litigators in Arizona by Ranking Arizona in 2013. A long committed volunteer and former high school art teacher, Leon is the founder and community advisor for the Liberty Project, a think tank, networking and mentoring program for law students and young lawyers.