Leslie is a member of the firm’s litigation group. Her practice involves a wide array of matters, including disputes involving banking laws, constitutional claims, administrative law, and intellectual property. Leslie also has experience helping clients navigate the health care system in Rhode Island, including the Hospital Conversion Act, Medicaid regulations, and issues of insurance, professional liability, and fraud.
Prior to joining Adler Pollock & Sheehan, Leslie served as a law clerk for the Honorable William P. Robinson III at the Rhode Island Supreme Court. She has also clerked for the Rhode Island Superior Court.
- Boston College Law School (J.D., 2010)
- University of Michigan (B.A., 2007)
- Rhode Island
- U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
- U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
- Leslie represents an insurer in a lawsuit alleging tort claims and an antitrust conspiracy to prevent a hospital system from entering Rhode Island.
- Leslie assisted in successfully defending the certificate of need approval for a licensed organized ambulatory care facility providing radiation therapy services before the Rhode Island Superior Court and Rhode Island Supreme Court.
- Leslie and her colleagues represented community behavioral health centers in successfully appealing the recoupment of significant government funding.
- Leslie has successfully defended health care providers in regulatory and licensing proceedings.
- Leslie obtained summary judgment on behalf of one of the largest privately held companies in the United States on land use and environmental claims.
- Leslie successfully moved for dismissal of multiple civil rights actions on behalf of a municipal detention facility in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island federal courts and defended the appeals of those dismissals in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
- Editor-in-Chief, Boston College Third World Law Journal.
- “Putting Poverty in Museums: Strategies to Create the For-Profit Social Business,” 29 Boston College Third World Law Journal 357 (2009).
- Fellow, Rhode Island Bar Foundation.
- Delegate, Rhode Island Bar Association House of Delegates.
- Member, Rhode Island Bar Association.
- Member, Federal Bar Association.
- Secretary, Board of Directors, Women's Center of Rhode Island.
- Generation Citizen Local Board - Rhode Island.
- Co-Chair, Rhode Island Chapter Boston College Law School Alumni Association.