Leslie is a Shareholder and member of the Public Finance, Real Estate, Commercial Lending, Banking and Economic Development and Incentives practice groups at Maynard Cooper.
The focus of Leslie's practice is advising and assisting lenders across a broad array of transactions including real estate acquisition, participation loans, development and construction loans, asset-based lines of credit, floor plan financing and government contract financing. Her talents and skills in this area have earned her recognition by The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Commercial Finance Law.
Frequently, Leslie is engaged by private users to represent them in the acquisition, construction, leasing, financing and development of commercial office, retail, manufacturing, warehouse and industrial properties. She has successfully represented dozens of large engineering and defense companies and manufacturers in securing ad valorem and sales and use tax abatements and other incentives for their projects.
Leslie earned her J.D. from Cumberland School of Law, and she holds a B.S. from Vanderbilt University.