Nathaniel Leeds

Nathaniel Leeds

Nathaniel Leeds handles a broad range of civil cases on behalf of consumers and small businesses for Brent, Fiol & Pratt LLP, including personal injury, medical malpractice, and business litigation. He started his legal career as a Deputy DA in Merced County where he tried numerous cases to a jury, including third-strike felonies, juvenile sexual assaults, and manslaughter. He brings this extensive trial experience to his civil practice. He is a University of Chicago graduate. He received his law degree from UC Hastings in San Francisco.

Articles written by this author:

Dynamics of cycling cases: from equipment to roadways

Questions you must ask and steps you must take to build the strongest case for the injured cyclist

Nathaniel Leeds

2014 July


Humanizing the “cyclist”

Many potential jurors are not in our tribe and they bring anti-cyclist prejudices to the jury box

Nathaniel Leeds

2015 July


Wrongful death: Don’t let your economist damage your damages argument

Even if present cash value calculations make your eyes glaze over, you need to understand the logic behind what you will present to a jury

Nathaniel Leeds

2015 October


Difficult economic valuations: household services

Topics you need to cover with your economist to stay out of defense’s “Dollar Value of a Day” trap

Nathaniel Leeds

2015 December


Evaluation of business losses as damages

The valuation of a small business is often difficult, particularly if the business shows a loss on its income taxes

Nathaniel Leeds

2016 January


Experts and the limits of scientific knowledge

Experts and the limits of scientific knowledge

When your expert is out of control: Tips to spot unsupported and unsupportable opinions

Nathaniel Leeds

2017 April


Litigation in the era of ubiquitous data

Categorizing data and putting it to use to prove your case

Nathaniel Leeds

2017 October