Leslie Cancel

Special Counsel

lcancel@cooley.com

Leslie’s practice focuses on employment counseling and advice, including recruiting, hiring and terminating employees, restrictive covenants, personnel policies and procedures, DEI efforts, harassment prevention training and counseling, proprietary information and trade secret protection, workplace investigations, and compliance with federal and state employment law rules and regulations. Her work also includes representing clients in administrative agency proceedings and assisting through the pre-litigation process, including litigation analysis, preparation, risk mitigation and pre-dispute settlement efforts.

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Experience

  • Chingona Ventures Closes New $52 Million Fund 

  • SolidFire sale to NetApp 

  • GeneWEAVE Biosciences sale to Roche Molecular Diagnostic 

  • StyleHaul Sells to RTL Group for $107 Million 

Practices & Industries

Education

  • Stanford Law School
    JD

  • University of California, Davis
    BA, Economics


Admissions & Credentials

California

Memberships

  • The Bar Association of San Francisco