Attorney at Law
- Breach of Contract
- Cease & Desist Letter
- Demand Letter
- Product Liability
- Settlement Agreement
- Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
- Debt Collection
- Case Law Research
- Letter of Intent
- Other Legal Research & Writing Matter
"Leslie defended us in a litigation brought years after the fact and quickly obtained a settlement well below what we had authorized. She was a pleasure to work with, and we would gladly hire her again (but hope we do not have reason to)."
"Leslie helped us in a business purchase agreement contract dispute. She was zealous in negotiations and provided great advice to us along the way, resulting in a better than expected settlement. We have already hired her again and will in the future."
Mar 2013 - Present
Conduct all aspects of prosecuting and defending civil and commercial litigation, bankruptcy proceedings, Adversary Proceedings, business and media-related disputes (both online and print), and general litigation matters. Successfully represent personal representatives and successor trustees in all facets of Probate and Trust administration and litigation. Advocate for and advise clients.
Shorall McGoldrick Brinkman
Aug 2012 - May 2013
Directed all aspects of litigation in construction defect, general liability, products liability, and personal injury cases. Handled motion practice, court appearances, as well as lay and expert depositions.
Office Of Disability Adjudication & Review, Social Security Administration
Aug 2010 - Aug 2012
Attorney Advisor, Office Of Disability Adjudication & Review
Conducted factual investigations and legal research; reviewed and analyzed appeals of disability claims and drafted proposed decisions for administrative law judges and the agency. Advised management on disability, employment, and retirement laws; federal regulations; statutes; and agency policies and acquiescence rulings.
Bowman and Brooke
Jun 2008 - Jul 2010
Managed civil and commercial litigation (including products liability, medical malpractice, and nursing home defense) from answer to trial with successful outcomes. Introduced and managed eDiscovery in complex national litigation. Extensively researched to prepare motions and responses, settlement documents, and pleadings. Attended court hearings/proceedings; conducted witness and expert depos.
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Law Clerk/Staff Attorney
Sep 2004 - May 2008
Assigned and managed appeals with complex procedural, jurisdictional, and evidentiary issues. Orally presented appeals to three judge panels monthly. Researched and drafted memoranda and proposed opinions and orders for the Court regarding commercial and civil litigation, employment discrimination, constitutional law, habeas, and other direct civil and criminal appeals. Handled emergency motions.