Prof. Leslie Levin

speaker Prof. Leslie Levin

Leslie C. Levin is the Hugh Macgill Professor of Law at the University of Connecticut School of Law. She is an expert on the legal profession, ethical decision-making and lawyer discipline. From 2012-2014, she served as the Law School's associate dean for academic affairs. She has taught at New York University School of Law and the University of Haifa (as a Fulbright Specialist) and served as a visiting research fellow at the University of Queensland. She has clerked for Judge Robert W. Sweet in the Southern District of New York. She subsequently practiced for fourteen years at Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler, where she represented media clients, engaged in commercial litigation and served on the firm’s Ethics Committee. She also served as secretary to the Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics of the New York City Bar Association. She has served on the Connecticut Bar Association’s Task Force on the Future of the Legal Profession and on the Connecticut Joint Task Force on Attorney Trustee Accounts.