- Alabama (2013)
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama (2013)
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama (2014)
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama (2017)
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit (2020)
- U. S. Supreme Court (2017)
- Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law (J.D. 2013)
- Auburn University (B.A. 2009)
- Alabama State Bar (Diversity Committee, Women’s Section and Young Lawyers Section)
- Alabama Association for Justice (Emerging Leaders)
- American Association for Justice New Lawyers Division (Treasurer)
- American Association for Justice (Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, PAC Task Force, Class Action Litigation Group and Membership Oversight Committee)
- American Association for Justice Leadership Academy Graduate (2018)
- Pound Civil Justice Institute (Ex-officio Trustee)
- Auburn Alumni Association
- Montgomery Lions Club
- The F. Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Museum (President, Board of Directors)
Recognition & Awards
- The National Advocates – Top 40 Under 40
- American Association for Justice’s New Lawyer’s Division Excellence Award (2015-2019)
- Midsouth Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list
- Beasley Allen’s Fraud Section Attorney of the Year (2017)
Leslie began working at Beasley Allen Law Firm during law school in May 2012 as a law clerk in our Consumer Fraud Section. She is currently an attorney in the same section, working on class actions, antitrust issues and whistleblower claims. Leslie previously worked in our Toxic Torts Section handling cases related to the BP Oil Spill litigation.
Leslie was raised in Scottsboro, Alabama and now lives in Montgomery, Alabama, with her three dogs, Toby, Tucker, and Scout. Leslie is an avid sports fan and likes to spend her spare time at all types of sporting events, from football games to boxing matches.
Leslie’s practice focuses on consumer protection issues and complex litigation, including anticompetitive conduct in antitrust claims and national class actions. Leslie has done extensive work in multiple multidistrict litigations (MDLs). Previously, Leslie represented banks and credit unions that suffered damages resulting from the Target data breach, which settled for $39.3 million, and the Home Depot data breach, which settled for $25 million. Leslie is also currently working in the Blue Cross Blue Shield antitrust MDL, which seeks to hold the BCBS entities accountable for their anticompetitive agreements throughout the country.
In 2017, Leslie helped secure one of the largest single-case settlements in the history of the consumer fraud section.
Awards and Ratings
Leslie is a member of The National Advocates – Top 40 Under 40 and received the American Association for Justice’s New Lawyer’s Division Excellence Award (2015-2019). She was named Beasley Allen’s Fraud Section Attorney of the Year for 2017. Leslie has been selected to the Midsouth Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list since 2018.
Leslie attended Auburn University, graduating cum laude with her B.A. in 2009. She earned her J.D., graduating magna cum laude, from Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in 2013. During law school, she was a Knabe Scholar and named 2013 Advocate of the Year. She also won the National Appellate Advocacy Competition Regionals, won second place Best Advocate at the August A. Rendigs Competition, and won Best Brief at the Mercer Legal Ethics Competition. She was a Student Bar Association senator for two years, a member of the Board of Advocates Executive Council and a Jones School of Law Student Ambassador.
During law school, Leslie clerked with Justice Greg Shaw of the Supreme Court of Alabama and the Alabama Attorney General’s Office. She also worked with Circuit Judge Christopher Hughes for the 37th Judicial District of Alabama and as a research assistant at Jones School of Law.