Leslie is a member of the Financial Industry Group, practicing in the area of Investment Management. She counsels investment companies, investment advisers and broker-dealers relating to pooled investment products, including registered and unregistered, open- and closed-end investment companies. Leslie focuses on stable value separate accounts and funds, including money market funds, enhanced cash funds, and collective investment funds, and she advises such entities on registration, transactional and compliance matters. Leslie has substantial experience in reviewing and negotiating investment products purchased by such stable value accounts and funds, including tender option bonds, asset backed securities, synthetic GICS and other structured products.
In addition, Leslie practices in the fiduciary investment area, advising investment company clients how to distribute through and compensate fiduciaries, and fiduciary clients on all aspects of receipt of compensation from affiliated pooled investment products under the laws of the fifty states.