Leah Shover



Leah Shover is a partner in the Albuquerque office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability and White Collar Defense Practices. Ms. Shover has a wide range of legal experience. She began her career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office where she prosecuted crimes ranging from misdemeanor DWI to homicide and gained valuable first-chair trial experience. Prior to working at Lewis Brisbois, Ms. Shover worked at a creditor’s rights law firm representing financial institutions in a variety of actions including Unfair Trade Practices claims, Fair Debt Collection Act claims, and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act claims.

Ms. Shover’s practice now focuses on medical malpractice cases. Coming from a family of doctors, she is proud to defend medical professionals. Ms. Shover also has experience handling employment law cases. She handles all aspects of litigation including discovery practice, mediation, and trials.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Healthcare
  • Medical Malpractice
  • General Liability
  • Government Investigations & White Collar Defense
  • COVID-19: Emergency Order Violations & Related White Collar Crimes

Additional Experience


New Mexico

U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico


University of Cincinnati College of Law

Juris Doctor, 2008

University of Missouri

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, 2005

Foreign Languages