Philip is an associate at Leppla Associates, Ltd., a native of the Dayton area, and has practiced law in Dayton, Ohio since 2012, representing individuals, families, and small businesses. He is admitted to practice in the State of Ohio (2012) and the United States Southern District Court of Ohio.


Practice Areas:  Civil Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Land Use; Probate.

Admitted:  2012 Ohio and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio.

Law School:  Capital University Law School (J.D., Cum Laude, 2012).

College:  The Ohio State University (B.A., Cum Laude, 2008).

Mr. Leppla is an associate attorney at Leppla Associates, Ltd., which serves individuals, businesses, and family clients in a litigation practice emphasizing business and property matters, injury claims, product liability, malpractice, land use and ethics. The firm has represented plaintiffs in a variety of settings including those involving trial verdicts in Montgomery, Miami, Preble, Greene and Warren counties in the Greater Dayton area, as well as throughout Ohio. Prior to joining Leppla Associates, Philip worked as a law clerk for the Columbus City Attorney’s Office and the Legal Aid Society of Columbus, as a judicial law clerk with Judge Connie S. Price at the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, and as an intern with the City of Columbus, Mayor’s Policy Office.


  • City of Dayton Environmental Advisory Board Member
  • City of Dayton Landmarks Commission Member
  • CleanEnergy4All Board Member
  • Solar United Neighbors of Ohio Advisory Board Member
  • Treasurer for the Miami Valley Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Ohio Association for Justice & Dayton Bar Association
  • Organizer for the Dayton Area Solar Co-ops


Philip is a proud downtown Dayton resident, along with his wife, Heather. He enjoys hiking in Yellow Springs on the weekend, going to concerts, is a huge Buckeyes and Cleveland sports fan, and is an avid cyclist who participates annually in cancer research rides, including Pelotonia, Closer to Free Ride, and VeloSano.