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Leslie A. Brodsky

Selected Engagements During the First Half of 2017

  • Recall by Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Internal Investigation re. issues within an organization, internal culture and adequacy of existing policies and procedures
  • Advising client on serious “phishing” incident impacting client and the consequences
  • Complaint involving a state’s Attorney General against a manufacturing client
  • Impact of an NLRB decision on certain educational institution clients
  • Evaluating and advising distributor on OSHA certification of product
  • Federal Tort Claims Act
  • ADA issues
  • Student discipline procedures and hearing for educational institutions
  • Separation Agreements for employees
  • Commercial tenant eviction for a landlord client
  • Potential commercial litigation in connection with the sale of a business
  • Transcript issues with a University
  • Due diligence on new hires
  • FMLA and Minimum wage issues
  • Management and responses of various Court Orders and subpoenas involving clients, their employees and their students
  • Evaluation of potential adverse possession claim by neighboring building owner

Prior Experience

Leslie spent more than twenty years with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York rising from Assistant U. S. Attorney to Assistant Deputy Chief and finally Senior Trial Attorney.  During her service, Leslie received the Directors Award for Superior Performance.

Litigator in private practice representing clients on both civil and white collar criminal matters with several firms including a national law firm.

District Attorney’s Office in Kings County, NY (Senior Assistant District Attorney) and then in Los Angeles, California (Deputy District Attorney)

Education

Graduate of Brooklyn Law School

Litigation Practice

Leslie is involved in the broad spectrum of litigation needs of the firm’s clients.  It would be atypical that Leslie would not be involved in a litigation matter affecting a client. (See Selected Engagements Above for Examples)

Education Practice

Leslie regularly serves educational institutions needing advice and counsel on matters involving criminal, federal regulatory, civil litigation or education law. (See Selected Engagements Above for Examples)

Federal and State Regulatory Practice

Leslie supports both commercial clients and not for profit clients involving federal and state regulatory matters. (See Selected Engagements Above for Examples)

Employment Law Practice

Leslie assists on various employment law issues facing the firm’s clients particularly ADA issues. (See Selected Engagements Above for Examples)

Not For Profit Organizations Practice

The educational institution clients of the firm, all of which are not for profit organizations, regularly look to Leslie for context, perspective, counsel and advice. (See Selected Engagements Above for Examples)

Professional Involvements

Leslie is a Member of the Bar of the States of California, New York and Maryland.