Leslie has handled a broad range of employment related litigation including the defense of wage and hour class actions under state law and the Fair Labor Standards Act for financial institutions, manufacturing industry clients, service industry clients and sports related entities. She has litigated discrimination and harassment claims, trade secret and unfair competition cases, defamation, breach of contract, as well as statutory violations and wage and hour claims filed by individual plaintiffs. Leslie also handles charges filed with the DFEH and EEOC. She has worked extensively with hospitals and healthcare clients on a wide range of issues and also has significant experience with clients in such wide ranging areas as financial institutions, manufacturing plants, airlines, medical suppliers, the sports and entertainment industries and clients in the non-profit arena.
Leslie’s has extensively advised employers in many industries on labor and employment issues, wage and hour issues and drafting personnel policies and procedures and handbooks. She has also conducted sensitive investigations for a range of clients. Leslie’s client advice also extends to a broad range of industries regarding disciplinary matters, leave policies, arbitration and contract provisions and general employment best practices.
Leslie has also provided training across the country on a variety of topics including extensive training in harassment and discrimination, leaves and accommodation, and workplace investigations.