Bradley L. Leger is a founding member of the law firm Leger Ketchum & Cohoon, PLLC. Mr. Leger is a tireless advocate for the injured and has successfully litigated cases against many of the largest corporations in America and abroad. His dedication and passion for “fighting for those who cannot fight for themselves” has equated to successful jury verdicts and settlements in over 35 states. Mr. Leger’s experience is diverse and significant, as he has litigated and resolved over 1,000 individual cases nationwide as lead or co-lead counsel, including a $12 million jury verdict for a crash victim and a recent $8.2 million settlement in an automotive defect case.
Mr. Leger is championing the rights of children and the elderly in several cases against abusive daycare and nursing home facilities. He also currently represents several victims of defective automobiles, 18-wheeler accidents, and defective pharmaceutical products, among others. Mr. Leger has served on multiple Multi-District Litigation (MDL) committees and is widely recognized as one of the most innovative trial lawyers in America.
In addition, Mr. Leger currently represents hundreds of victims of defective hernia mesh. In fact, he litigated one of the first C.R. Bard, Inc. hernia mesh cases filed in the U.S. and has performed extensive discovery on the defective nature of these products, including taking multiple 30(b)(6) depositions of C.R. Bard, Inc. and Davol, Inc. Mr. Leger is also currently lead counsel on several individual cases involving polypropylene hernia mesh that he is litigating nationally. He has gained extensive knowledge about the science and nature of the specific defects and injuries that result from the use of polypropylene for mesh, a substance not intended for permanent implantation in the human body. Mr. Leger has worked very closely with experts in the fields of forensic pathology, biomedical engineering, biomolecular engineering, toxicology, medicine, and others. He has served on Multi-District Litigation (MDL) committees ranging from automotive defects to defective pharmaceutical products and is currently a member of the PSC for MDL No. 2846: In Re Davol, Inc./C.R. Bard, Inc., Polypropylene Hernia Mesh Products Liability Litigation and MCL Case No. 630; In Re Proceed Mesh Litigation.
Mr. Leger’s peers and clients consistently recognize him as one of the top litigators in Texas and nationally. In a statewide attorney survey published in Texas Monthly magazine, Leger has earned the selection to the annual Texas Super Lawyers – Rising Stars multiple times and was selected to the Top 40 under 40 by National Trial Lawyers. His dedication to seeking justice for his clients has earned him recognition by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys’ “10 Best” when it comes to client satisfaction. Mr. Leger was also recently selected to America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys in 2019.
Brad’s dedication to seeking justice for his clients has earned him recognition as one of the “10 Best” when it comes to client satisfaction. Brad’s clients had the following to say when asked about his performance:
Brad’s courtroom work has resulted in articles featured by The New York Times and the Houston Chronicle, among others. Brad has also been interviewed by CNBC and The Detroit News, and has appeared on Channel 2 KPRC and KHOU Channel 11 in Houston, Texas.
Bradley L. Leger received his law degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston. While in law school, he was an Articles Editor on the South Texas Law Review where he received numerous writing awards, including the E.E. Townes Award for Best Article on Constitutional Law. As a result of his tireless work ethic, he passed the Texas Bar Exam while still enrolled as a student and while serving as an Editor on the South Texas Law Review. Leger also studied International Law at the University of Malta and received his B.A. from McNeese State University.