Phillip B. Leiser

Phillip Leiser




After serving as an officer for five years in the United States Navy’s Nuclear Propulsion and Engineering Program aboard the guided missile cruiser, USS Long Beach, Phillip began his legal career at the Washington, D.C., law firm of Shaw Pittman, where he worked in the nuclear regulatory field. After two years, Phillip ventured out on his own and began to build his own practice in Northern Virginia as a trial attorney. In 2000 he created the law firm of Leiser & Associates, PLLC, which has grown into the present firm. Mr. Leiser has handled numerous complex litigation cases, including jury trials, and has argued his clients’ cases before various trial courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia, as well as the Virginia Court of Appeals and the Virginia Supreme Court. Phillip has a knack for finding creative solutions to his client’s problems, such as in the case when he named a deceased man as a defendant in order to place into evidence tape recorded admissions he had made that also implicated a co-defendant, the real target of the lawsuit.

Bar Activities:

Phillip served on the Board of Directors of the Fairfax Bar Association, as President of the Young Lawyers Section of the Fairfax Bar in 1999-2000 and was instrumental in developing the annual New Attorney Orientation program.


Phillip has been a speaker at the National Crime Victims Bar Association annual conference and for the Fairfax Bar Association on the topic of Intentional Torts. Mr. Leiser has also been invited to speak at the National Youth Forum conference a number of times on careers in the law.

As the owner of the firm, Phillip strives to ensure that each client is provided with the highest quality service. He has personally selected each associate attorney and staff member based on his or her excellent qualifications to serve our clients.

Mr. Leiser is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the Fairfax Bar Association.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Appellate Law
  • Crime Victim Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Defamation
  • Family Law
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Personal Injury