Laurence Leamer
Award-Winning Author, Legal Expert

Laurence Leamer has written several books, including six New York Times bestsellers and an off-Broadway play. Laurence’s award-winning books include The Kennedy WomenThe Price of Justice, the Edgar-nominated The Lynching, and the heavily anticipated Mar-a-Lago: Inside the Gates of Power at Donald Trump’s Presidential Palace. Over the past twenty years, Laurence has been an in-demand speaker in major venues and luxury cruises. He has taught in a mountain school in Nepal in the Peace Corps, as well as worked in a factory in France and a coal mine in West Virginia. He lives in Palm Beach, Florida, and Washington, D.C, with his wife, Vesna.

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Mar-a-LagoInside the Gates of Power at Donald Trump's Presidential Palace
Flatiron Books

In addition to copious interviews and reporting from inside Mar-A-Lago, Laurence Leamer brings an acute and unparalleled understanding of the society of Palm Beach, where he has lived for twenty-five years. He has written an essential book for understanding Donald Trump’s inner character.

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The Price of JusticeA True Story of Greed and Corruption
St. Martin's Griffin

The Price of Justice is a story of corporate corruption so far-reaching and devastating it could have been written a hundred years ago by Ida Tarbell or Lincoln Steffens. And as Laurence Leamer demonstrates in this captivating tale, because it's true, it's scarier than fiction.

FantasticThe Life of Arnold Schwarzenegger
St. Martin's Press

In Fantastic, Laurence Leamer shows how and why this man of willful ambition and limitless drive achieved his unprecedented accomplishments.

Donald Trump's Incredible Life in Mar-a-Lago
The Inspiring Story of the Kennedy Women
The Tragic Tale of the Last Lynching in America
The Untold Tales of an Author's Life

People featured Mar-a-Lago in their article on how Mar-a-Lago shaped President Trump.

Laurence Leamer’s Mar-a-Lago was featured on Late Night with Seth Meyers.

Watch Laurence Leamer’s give a book talk for The Lynching.

Read The Palm Beach Post‘s review on Mar-a-Lago.

Politico runs a detailed excerpt of Leamer’s new book Mar-a-Lago.

Vanity Fair writer Laurence Leamer explores Donald Trump’s story with Mar-a-Lago.

The New York Times featured an article on Donald Trump’s return to Florida, mentioning Laurence Leamer’s book Mar-a-Lago.

Read The NY Daily News‘s review on Leamer’s Mar-a-Lago.

Mar-a-Lago is featured in an article by The Daily Mail.

The NY Post featured Laurence Leamer and his details on Donald Trump’s rise in status.

Laurence Leamer writes what New Year’s Eve in Mar-a-Lago is like without Donald Trump since the start of his presidency.

In preparation for his new book, Laurence Leamer writes about Donald Trump’s experience in Mar-a-Lago.

Laurence Leamer reveals what the secret history of Christmas is on Mar-a-Lago in his Vanity Fair article.

"A riveting account of the forces–good and bad–that produced a landmark Supreme Court case and two lawyers who made the system of justice work. This was one of the most moving talks I've heard in years.”
- Ken Gormley, Dean and Professor of Law, Duquesne University School of Law, Presentation at Alleghany County Bar Association luncheon

“I thought this was an excellent and thought-provoking program. The subject was intriguing, captivating and supports the premise that our legal system has to be a properly and efficiently working system for providing effective and meaningful justice to serve its citizens.”
- Frank G. Giunta, Demarest & Giunta, P.L.L.C., bar association presentation at Belo Mansion, Dallas

“Your talk was so well received here in Houston. I talked to a judge who attended your Inns of Court lunch function and was blown away.”
- Kenneth Broughton 
ReedSmith LLP, Inns of Court luncheon, Houston