Education

Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1984

  • Commentary Editor, Law Review

Columbia University, B.A., 1980

Admitted

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York

Memberships

Bar Association of the City of New York

Leo Gagion is a partner in the Banking and Financial Services Department and Litigation Group of Chapman and Cutler LLP.

Leo has counseled and represented clients in a variety of industries, including the biotechnology, energy, healthcare, investment, chemical, reinsurance, sports, food and gasoline industries. Prior to joining Chapman and Cutler, Leo was a partner at the law firm of Dewey & LeBoeuf. He also served as a legal assistant to two members of the Iran-United States Claim Tribunal in The Hague, The Netherlands in 1987-1988, and as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Roger J. Miner, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 1986 and the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York in 1985.

Publications

  • Chapter on “The Trial of the Sevso Treasure, What a Nation Will Do in the Name of Its Heritage.”  Who Owns the Past?  Cultural Policy, Cultural Property and The Law, co-author (2005).
  • ”A Constitutional and Statutory Analysis of State Taxation of Edge Act of Corporate Branches,” 51 Fordham Law Review 991 (1983).