Leah A. Tedford


Leah Tedford is a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department. Leah focuses her practice on commercial litigation, including consumer protection, data breach, contract, and corporate malfeasance cases, including in the class action context. Drawing on her expertise cultivated during two federal clerkships, Leah regularly drafts dispositive motions, motions to compel, and Daubert and other discovery motions. She has additional experience directing discovery and e-discovery efforts and responding to subpoenas.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Leah was an associate at a national law firm. Before entering private practice, she clerked for the Honorable G. Steven Agee of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Honorable Henry Coke Morgan, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Leah earned her Juris Doctor from Regent University School of Law, where she served as the Executive Editor of the Regent University Law Review and was recognized as the 2015 Outstanding Graduate. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government from Geneva College.

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Consumer Financial Services

Montgomery McCracken’s Consumer Financial Services Practice has a dedicated team of attorneys that provide counseling and legal assistance to clients in the consumer financial services industry. Our attorneys routinely assists […]

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Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

Confidential business and consumer information is one of the most valuable assets to any organization. Keeping it confidential while complying with privacy laws and regulations is more important than ever. Liability […]

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Class Action

Montgomery McCracken’s Class Action Practice is a core strength of the firm. We have extensive experience representing defendants in class actions throughout the United States. Our clients range from consumer […]

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Commercial Litigation

Montgomery McCracken’s Commercial Litigation Practice has a long and illustrious history. We handle a wide range of individual and corporate disputes involving virtually every area of personal and business endeavors […]

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Selected Speaking Engagements
Selected Publications
Honors & Awards
  • Selected to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Banking and Finance Law list in 2021, 2022, and 2024. This list is issued by Best Lawyers and a description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or the highest court of any other state. 
Professional Activities
  • Member, New Young Lawyer Editorial Board, The Legal Intelligencer
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Federalist Society

Law School

  • Regent University School of Law

Undergraduate School

  • Geneva College