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Leslie Hanna Tayne

Leslie Hanna Tayne

also known as Leslie Tayne, Leslie H. Tayne

Practice areas:

Debt Settlement, Bankruptcy & Debt

About Me

Leslie H. Tayne of Melville, NY has more than a decade worth of
experience practicing individual consumer financial debt related
services. Tayne launched the New York-based law firm, The Law Offices of
Leslie H. Tayne, P.C. in 2000. The firm delivers comprehensive
strategic consulting and support services with practice specialties in
debt resolution of consumer unsecured debts through negotiation and
settlement with large National Banks, credit unions, collection agencies
and multiple creditor legal representatives. Additional specializations
include consumer bankruptcy alternatives and avoidance. The Law Offices
of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C. has settled debts in upwards of millions of
dollars and capably handles client funds maintained in attorney trust
over hundreds of thousands of dollars at one time.

Prior to the
launch of her practice, Tayne worked at a national debt settlement,
consolidation and debt reduction company where she acted as the Chief
In-house Counsel. While there, she formulated and structured the company
from a small business to a nationally recognized company with thousands
of clients. She also drafted, reviewed and negotiated numerous types of
contracts, reviewed and reformed company policies, created training
manuals for lay personnel, maintained corporate compliance matters,
negotiated commercial leases, handled corporate matters, counseled
individual consumers on bankruptcy issues and debtor/creditor law,
engaged in negotiation of debt settlements with National Banks and legal
collection firms. Tayne also managed client funds in excess of millions
of dollars. Prior to that Tayne worked at the Nassau County Legal Aid
Society as a Staff Attorney where her duties included representing
parole violators at all stages of the revocation process.  

Tayne received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Touro College Jacob D.
Fuchsberg Law Center where she was a member of the Moot Court Board and
received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Affairs from The State
University of New York at Albany. She was admitted to the New York State
Bar in 1997 and Federal Bar for the Eastern District of New York in


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Debt Settlement: 99%
    18 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Bankruptcy & Debt: 1%
    18 years

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

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    Robert Stumpf Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David J. Abeshouse

    I have come to greatly appreciate all of the qualities that Leslie Tayne brings to the table, both personally and professionally. She's smart and experienced and good at what she does, but so are a number of other lawyers. Leslie also has a good heart, sense of humor, strong sense of responsibility to her clients, and lives and practices by a code of ethics that many others should emulate, but don't. I have referred several clients to her, and they and I have been pleased with how she has dealt with their issues and concerns. I unhesitatingly give Leslie Tayne my highest recommendation.


    David Abeshouse Arbitration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Tayne Law Group, P.C.

150 Broadhollow Road
Suite 314
Melville, NY, 11747-4901


NYCurrently registered 199703/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Leadership in LawLong Island Business News2011
Woman Of ExcellenceNational Association of Professional & Executive Women2010

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Nassau County Bar Association Attorney Accountant CommitteeChair2013 - Present
Long Island Women's AgendaVice President of Work & Family Committee2010 - 2013
Suffolk County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Suffolk County Women's Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Jewish Lawyers Association of Nassau CountyTreasurerN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York, AlbanyPublic AffairsBA - Bachelor of Arts1993