Leslie Wallace focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and white collar investigations and defense. She represents clients in state and federal courts, and her experience includes disputes related to antitrust, breach of contract, insider trading, product liability, the False Claims Act (FCA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
Leslie also has experience representing major energy and oil companies in matters related to environmental criminal and workplace safety charges brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In addition, she has helped clients secure merger clearance and defend antitrust enforcement actions brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and defended a multinational corporation in a matter related to the FCA.
Leslie also has an active pro bono practice focusing on criminal justice impact reform. Most recently, she represented an incarcerated individual related to medical malpractice claims, filed an amicus brief in support of ending felony murder life without parole sentences before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and represented an inmate seeking post-conviction relief premised on his conviction by a nonunanimous jury.
- Washington University in St. Louis (J.D. 2019; Order of Barristers); University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A. in Political Science and Legal Studies, graduated with distinction, 2013)
- District of Columbia, Missouri, Maryland, and U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
- Extern to Judge Catherine D. Perry, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri (Fall 2017)