Leatha G. Wolter

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Meagher + Geer, P.L.L.P.
Leatha G. Wolter
Meagher + Geer, P.L.L.P.

Practice Areas: Business Litigation

Licensed in Minnesota since: 1986

Education: William Mitchell College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2002

Meagher + Geer, P.L.L.P.

33 South Sixth Street
Suite 4300
Minneapolis, MN 55402 Phone: 612-337-9644 Email: Leatha G. Wolter Visit website


Leatha chairs Meagher + Geer’s Anti-Fraud and Extra Contractual Litigation practice group and she has handled thousands of cases throughout her career. As one of the firm’s leaders, she also serves as a member of its Management Committee.

Leatha litigates fraud and civil RICO matters throughout Minnesota and the country. She also has experience handling significant property loss, defamation, and other complex commercial litigation. Leatha is regularly named to the Minnesota Super Lawyers® list in the area of anti-fraud counseling and business litigation. She is listed in The Best Lawyers® in America in the areas of Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants. Leatha is also a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America – an invitation-only honor society that limits its membership to the top 0.5 percent of trial lawyers. Fellows are selected on the basis of effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation and superior ethical reputation. She was named an Attorney of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer in 2015.

Frequently, Leatha is asked to resolve questions involving arson, property losses, healthcare provider fraud, staged automobile accidents, and contract rescission based on misrepresentation. She is a frequent lecturer, trial advocacy instructor and in-house trainer to clients, trade groups and other businesses regarding all aspects of litigation. She speaks on varied topics including fraud prevention, deposition tactics, and all aspects of litigation.

Outside the office, Leatha enjoys spending time with her family, dogs and horse.

First Admitted: 1986, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: https://www.meagher.com/our-people/lwolter/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Blurred Lines: Adjusting & Appraising Large Loss, presentation at Property & Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB) 2014 Large Loss Conference (October 29-31, 2014) , Speaker, Blurred Lines: Adjusting & Appraising Large Loss, 2014
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Named by Minnesota Lawyer as an Attorney of the Year, 2015
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, 2023
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, 2023
  • Member, Litigation Counsel of America Trial Law Institute, https://www.litcounsel.org/, 2024
  • Member, Litigation Counsel of America Diversity Law Institute, https://www.litcounsel.org/, 2024
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America (A trial lawyer honorary society, with membership limited to one-half of one percent of American lawyers, and by invitation only), Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, Litigation Counsel of America (LCA), 2023
  • Selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America® , Selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America®, Best Lawyers, 2023
  • Awarded the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, AV® Preeminent ™ (AV is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies), Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, AV® Preeminent ™, Martindale Hubbell, 2022
  • Each year, Minnesota Lawyer recognizes the best achievements in the Minnesota legal profession with the Attorneys of the Year awards. This year’s attorneys were chosen based on their leadership, involvement in major cases or other newsworthy events, excellence in corporate or transactional services, and public service., Attorneys of the Year, Minnesota Lawyer, 2015
Industry Groups:
  • Insurance

Office location for Leatha G. Wolter

33 South Sixth Street
Suite 4300
Minneapolis, MN 55402


18 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2002

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Top 100: Women Minnesota Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2009

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