Leah B. Morabito is a partner with the firm concentrating in the area of Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianships, and Planning for Individuals with Special Needs. A native of Baltimore, Leah graduated from Loyola University in Baltimore. She received her J.D. from The University of Maryland School of Law. Leah is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, Maryland, the District of Columbia and the state of New York. She is also a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Bar Association of Montgomery County, the Women’s Bar Association of Montgomery County, the Academy of Special Needs Planners and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
A former judicial law clerk for the Honorable Eugene M. Lerner, Maryland Circuit Court Judge for the 5th Judicial Circuit, she also served as a General Attorney with the Department of Veteran Affairs, as well as an in-house counsel for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. Leah has prior experience in civil litigation, medical malpractice, and workers’ compensation. She has litigated cases in the state judicial system, both trial and appellate level, and before the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission.
Leah has been a long term member of the Montgomery County Women’s Bar Association and served as President of the organization in 2018/2019. She is a member of the Montgomery County Estates and Trusts Bar Section. Leah’s experience as an estate-planning attorney has resulted in her being requested to speak to many groups including retirement communities, charities, professional groups, and numerous government agencies.
Leah and her husband live in Bethesda and have three sons.
Activities and Awards
- Co-Chair of Women’s Bar Association of Montgomery County Annual Holiday Party
- Member, Academy of Special Needs Planners
- President of St. Bartholomew School Board – 2007 and 2008
- Board Member of St. Bartholomew School – 2005-2008
- Clerkship with the Honorable Eugene M. Lerner, State of Maryland, Fifth Judicial Circuit
- Co-Chair of Food and Beverage for the Women’s Bar Association of Montgomery County’s Triannual Auction
Past President and long-time active member of Women’s Bar Association of Montgomery County (MOCOWBA).
Regular volunteer and MOCOWBA volunteer coordinator for Rainbow Place women’s emergency shelter in Rockville.
Member, Academy of Special Needs Planners.
Lector at St. Bartholomew Church in Bethesda.
Selected by her peers as one of the Top Trusts & Estates Attorneys in Montgomery County in Bethesda Magazine.