Lesli D. Harris is an attorney at the law firm, Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP. She concentrates on practice areas such as intellectual property, litigation, and entertainment law. She handles matters such as Intellectual Property and Technology Licensing, Intellectual Property Transactions, and Protection and Registration of Intellectual Property.
She also deals in Class Action Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, General Business Litigation, and Media and First Amendment Litigation.
Before joining Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP, she was a partner at the law firm, Stone Pigman Walther Wittman. She also serves as the Chief of Staff and Executive Counsel to the President of the University at the Loyola University.
Lesli Harris earned her LL.M in Trade Regulation, with a concentration in Intellectual Property, from New York University School of Law in 2008. She obtained her J.D., cum laude, from Tulane University School of Law 2002. She had completed her B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1991.
She has acquired the license to practice law in the Federal and State Courts of Louisiana and New York, and the United States Supreme Court.
She is the chair of the Intellectual Property Committee of the New Orleans Bar Association. She serves as a board member of associations such as Federal Bar Association, Young Artists Young Aspirations, New Orleans Film Society, and the Industrial Development Board of the City of New Orleans.
Attorney Harris also serves as an adjunct professor at the Tulane Law School. She speaks on topics related to litigation, copyright, trademark, and intellectual property.
She has won Forum for Equality Acclaim Award. New Orleans magazine recognized her as a Top Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law and Communications Law. Gambit listed her in 40 Under 40 in 2014. New Orleans City Business named her Leader in Law in the years 2013 and 2017.
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