Leanne regularly counsels clients on tax laws (including laws governing deferred compensation, golden parachute arrangements and deduction limitation rules). She also advises companies and individual senior executives on the adoption, revision, and negotiation of executive employment, change in control agreements and severance arrangements. Leanne also helps clients maintain compliance with the federal laws and regulations associated with these plans, including ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, federal health care reform, COBRA, and HIPAA.
Leanne represents public, private and tax-exempt companies as well as executives and boards of directors across many industries, including private equity, hospitality, higher education, real estate, banking, aviation and electronics.
•Executive employment agreements
Recognition & Leadership
Awards & Accolades
•Recognized, Daily Business Review, Professional Excellence Awards: “Young Lawyer on the Rise,” 2017
•Recognized, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, “40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida,” 2017
Professional & Community Involvement
•Duke South Florida Alumni Association, 2016-Present
•Co-Chair, Board of Directors, 2017-Present
•Co-President, Duke Law Committee, 2016-2017
•Board Member, 2016-Present
•TEDx Organizer, 2016
•Member and Co-Host, Women's Fund of Miami-Dade County's Annual Raise the Bar Event, Planning Committee, 2013-2018
•Duke Bar Association, 2008
•Executive Board Member, 2008
•Community Service Chair, 2008
•WINLab, Member of Expert Circle, 2016-2018
•American Bar Association, Member
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