Leslie M. Kelleher is a member in Caplin & Drysdale's Washington, D.C. office. She joined the firm's litigation group in 2005. Her main areas of practice are complex litigation and creditors' rights.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Kelleher was a professor of law at the University of Richmond Law School, where she taught civil procedure and federal courts, as well as corporations, and mergers and acquisitions. She has published several articles in those areas.
After graduating from law school in Canada, Ms. Kelleher clerked for the Honourable Mr. Justice Le Dain of the Supreme Court of Canada. She then obtained an LL.M. from Columbia Law School, and practiced for several years at Debevoise and Plimpton in New York, with an emphasis on securities litigation.
- Panelist, Duties of the Hedge Fund General Counsel in the World of Financial Reform, 4th Annual Hedge Fund General Counsel Summit, October 2010
- Panelist, Enough is Enough: The Time for Investor Protection Against Fraud is Now!, 3rd Annual Hedge Fund General Counsel Summit, October 2009