Leah Hakim | Staff Profile | Daly & Black, P.C.

Leah Hakim


  • 321 Veterans Memorial Blvd
    Suite 205
    Metairie, Louisiana 70005
  • 504-377-7124


Leah Hakim is a dedicated attorney licensed to practice law in the state of Louisiana, with a profound commitment to serving her community and advocating those in need. Currently, Leah serves as a member of the team at Daly & Black leading the firm’s Louisiana office focussed on first party claims, particularly on cases arising from the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. In this role, Leah plays an important part in working to support individuals and families who continue to endure the repercussions of the devastating storm.

Leah has made significant contributions to various law firms throughout her career. Prior to joining Daly & Black, she honed her litigation skills at Simon Paragon, Smith & Redfearn LLP and Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, LLC, where she handled a diverse range of cases including those related to construction, environmental contamination, and insurance indemnity.

Leah’s passion for justice and community service is evident in her legal background. Before her work in private practice, Leah served as a supervising attorney at the Louisiana Civil Justice Center, where she spearheaded initiatives at the pro se litigant resource center at Civil District Court in Orleans Parish. In this capacity, Leah developed legal training programs for attorneys and staff, and collaborated closely with judges and officers of court to ensure access to justice for all.

During her time in law school, Leah gained invaluable experience working for New Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office and as a clerk for Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Marcus Clark. Her dedication to excellence and tireless work ethic have earned her recognition as an active member of the A.P. Thread Inns of Court since 2016.

Beyond her professional achievements, Leah finds joy in spending quality time with her husband and three children, Penelope, Lillie, and baby Gus. Whether working with her Louisiana team or cherishing moments with her loved ones, Leah’s commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of others shines through in all aspects of her life.