John Leighton

Leighton Law PA

John Elliott Leighton is a board certified trial lawyer and the Managing Partner of Leighton Law, P.A., with offices in Miami and Orlando, Florida. He has over 33 years of experience successfully trying major personal injury and wrongful death cases and has won some of the largest verdicts and settlements in Florida. His lifelong passion is helping people who have had the worst thing happen in their lives.

Mr. Leighton specializes in significant personal injury and wrongful death cases on behalf of individuals throughout Florida and the United States. He has obtained some of the largest verdicts and settlements in Florida, including a $49 million verdict and two $24 million verdicts.  He has been called upon to provide his trial skills to represent plaintiffs throughout the country, including New York, Texas, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Georgia, Illinois and North Carolina.

He is the author of Litigating Premises Security Cases, a two-volume book (West Publishing, 2006) which is the most widely used text on investigating, preparing and trying inadequate security cases and representing crime victims.

Mr. Leighton believes in educating the public and giving back to the community.  He regularly accepts invitations to educate the public about civil justice issues, including the need to protect oneself from being a victim of medical mistakes.  He also provides information via podcasts and local and national media.

Mr. Leighton continues to represent victims of sexual assault and sex abuse,  including those who are victimized by institutional and corporate cover ups.  Because many institutions in this country turn a blind eye to abuse committed by their employees or volunteers, sexual abuse and sexual assault continues to traumatize generation after generation.  Mr. Leighton is committed to ending this cycle through the civil justice system. He has done so through litigation, lectures and his writings.


  • J.D. with honors, University of Florida College of Law
  • B.A. with honors, University of Florida


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