Jake A. Leahy joined Peck Ritchey, LLC in 2021 as a law clerk. He is a student at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law. During law school, he spent his first summer working in Fraud Management and Financial Crimes at a Big 4 Accounting firm and was a law clerk at a boutique tax resolution firm. Prior to law school, he ran a digital marketing agency, was a compliance associate at a closely held investment firm, and represented clients in a variety of real estate transactions.

Jake currently serves on the board of education in the public school district he grew up in, he was first elected before he graduated high school and currently serves as the board’s vice president. He obtained a B.A. in Political Science and a concentration in Public Policy & Democratic Institutions from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. In his free time, he enjoys playing in a bocce league, going to Chicago Cubs games, and going to National Parks.