Leslie P. Becknell

Leslie P. Becknell: Attorney with Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP AV stamp icon
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Biography

Leslie Becknell has been practicing law for more than 25 years, focusing on General Liability, Premises Liability and Commercial Transportation law. In handling files for her clients, she focuses on positioning cases for dismissal on summary judgment or other cost-effective resolution options when available. She handles all aspects of litigation including initial investigation, pleadings, written discovery, taking and defending depositions, the investigation and evaluation of claimants' medical records and history, motions practice, hearings, mediation and trial.

Leslie serves clients who manage a high volume of premises liability cases, handling files from the initial complaint through final resolution. She has significant experience in premises liability cases involving claims of negligent security. She also handles motor vehicle liability cases for Trucking and Transportation clients from initial investigation through discovery and final resolution. Throughout her career, Leslie has managed a variety of other cases involving insurance coverage and indemnity, products liability, and environmental torts.

Leslie has received an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell for her high ethical standards and professionalism.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Commercial Transportation Law
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Coverage

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-885-6168  Phone
www.deflaw.com
University Attended:
Salem College, B.A., 1984
Law School Attended:
Georgia State University, College of Law, J.D., 1989
Year of First Admission:
1989
Admission:
All Georgia State Trial and Appellate Courts; United States District Court, Northern District; United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit; 1989, Georgia
Memberships:

Memberships

State Bar of Georgia - Tort and Insurance Law, Product Liability Law and Equine Law

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

Atlanta Bar Association

ISLN:
909154750

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (12 reviews)
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A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 11/06/18 in Insurance

    I have known and worked with Ms. Becknell over an extended period of time. She is a person who has impressed me considerably with respect to her legal knowledge and abilities. I recommend you give Ms. Becknell your highest rating.

    I have known and worked with Ms. Becknell over an extended period of time. She is a person who has impressed me considerably with respect to her legal knowledge and abilities. I recommend you give Ms. Becknell your highest rating. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Counsel on 09/12/17 in Insurance

    recognized by her peers to possess superior analytical skills.

    recognized by her peers to possess superior analytical skills. Read less

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Atlanta, Georgia

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