Leonard Schoponhove

Leonard Schoponhove advises and represents clients in all phases of complex tort litigation matters with a particular focus on health care, labor and employment litigation. He is also a trained Title IX investigator.

Leonard’s practice includes professional negligence defense and wrongful death litigation. In this role, he is actively involved in all phases of litigation, including written discovery, depositions, dispositive motions, trials and settlement negotiations. Leonard also maintains a labor and employment practice, which includes advising employers on federal, state and local employment laws. Additionally, he assists clients litigating Title VII discrimination claims, ERISA and employee benefits litigation.

In addition to employment and health care litigation, Leonard maintains a national litigation practice focusing on complex commercial disputes. Specifically, he litigates matters involving contract claims, business torts, and product liability claims.

Prior to joining Bricker, Leonard was a legal extern at the Pennsylvania Office of General Counsel for the Governor.

Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Admitted, State of Ohio, 2017
  • Admitted, United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2018


  • Rutgers Law School (J.D.), 2017; Staff Editor, Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy; Dean’s Pro Bono Publico Awards For Significant Service
  • The College of New Jersey (B.A, International Studies with Trade and Economics), 2015; Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society