Robbie Leonard: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Robbie Leonard: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Gun Rights

Robbie Leonard is the Maryland Democratic Party Secretary. Last month, Leonard took to Facebook to urge his followers to help “dox,” or publicly identify, a group of guns-rights activists. The activists wore t-shirts that read “We Will Not Comply” to a hearing on gun control measures in the Maryland statehouse. Leonard posted photos of the protesters on his Facebook page, writing, “I hope the FBI runs the name of every witness who is wearing a t-shirt that says ‘We Will Not Comply.’ They’re a bunch of terrorists in the making.” That Facebook post has since been deleted, but it survives in screenshots; you can see one here . Here’s what you need to know about Robbie Leonard: 1. Leonard Is an Attorney Who Has Won Million Dollar Verdicts for People Poisoned by Lead Paint Leonard, 36, earned his law degree at the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2007. After graduation, he went to work as a Public Defender as a trial lawyer. He also worked on the Public Defender’s government relations team. In 2012, Leonard left the Public Defender’s office and went into civil litigation. He’s represented a number of Baltimore residents who were poisoned by lead as children. Some of his cases ended in million dollar verdicts, which Leonard says also encouraged other insurance companies to start settling cases without going to trial. 2. Leonard Ran Unsuccessfully for State Senate in 2018 Leonard serves as the Democratic Party Secretary for Maryland. But in 2018, he mounted […]

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