Virginia, US

Leslie is an entrepreneurial lawyer and executive with extensive experience in transformational human resources and change management in all types of businesses, with a record of building global teams and service delivery. She is particularly passionate about leveraging diversity and values to create an engaged, high performing and innovative culture.

As Fragomen’s Chief Human Resources Officer, Leslie is responsible for the worldwide human resources function, including talent acquisition and management, compensation and benefits, learning initiatives, employee relations, HRIS and related technologies, and internal communications. In this role, Leslie has redesigned the firm’s global human resources team and function into a strategic business team delivering best-in-class talent and human capital management aligned with Fragomen objectives.

Prior to joining Fragomen in 2013, Leslie held several roles at a publicly-traded pharmaceutical company, including Chief Human Strategy Officer, Vice President, Head of Human Resources and multiple positions in the Office of General Counsel, including Deputy General Counsel. Prior to this, Leslie practiced law for 10 years in large, private law firms where she specialized in employment litigation, counseling, and training for corporate clients. Leslie was also the founder of a 100% woman-owned consulting firm that provided creative and strategic talent management solutions for all types of businesses and organizations. Early in her career, Leslie was the Special Assistant for Governmental Affairs for a Member of the US Congress. She is a published author and blogger.

Leslie held a faculty position as Adjunct Professor of Law at Seton Hall University School of Law from 2001 - 2003.


New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators | Civil Mediation Training, 2012
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School | Certification Program for Pharmaceutical/Biotech Executives, 2009
Seton Hall University School of Law | Healthcare Compliance Certification Program, 2008
Seton Hall University School of Law | J.D.
Boston College | B.A., cum laude

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New Jersey

Court Admissions: District Court of New Jersey, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Member, American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section

Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

Member, New Jersey Women Lawyers Association

Member, Society for Human Resource Management

Trained Professional Mediator, New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators

Member, Advisory Board, Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Northern New Jersey

Member, Pediatric Philanthropy Counsel, Goryeb Children’s Hospital at Morristown Medical Center