Leslie A. Farber, Esq. has been practicing law since 1991. She received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Drew University, and her Law Degree from Pace University School of Law. In law school, she was an editor of the Pace Law Review and participated in Pace's Appellate Litigation Clinic.
For the past 22 years, she has represented both individuals and businesses in many areas of litigation in state, federal and municipal courts from initial consultation through discovery, mediation, arbitration, trial and appeal, when necessary.
Ms. Farber has lectured and published works in a variety of areas. She currently is a member of the regional American, New Jersey, New York, and Essex County Bar Associations, and the New Jersey Association of Justice and Essex County LGBTQ Advisory Board. Ms. Farber also has been a member of the Board of Directors of the National Employment Lawyers Association–New Jersey, Chair and Legislative Coordinator of the LGBT Rights Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and a Board member of the National LGBT Bar Association.
Several of Ms. Farber's cases have resulted in published, precedent setting decisions of the New Jersey Supreme Court, Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, and United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
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|Associate||Breslin & Breslin, P.A.||1991 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Essex County Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|National Association of Employment Lawyers - New Jersey||Board of Directors, Member||1998 - Present|
|New Jersey Association for Justice||Member||1992 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member||1992 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association, Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Rights Section||Past Chair||2008 - 2009|
|National LGBT Bar Association||Board of Directors||2004 - 2009|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||1992 - 2009|
|American Bar Association||Member||1992 - 2010|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1992 - 2009|
|Bergen County Bar Association||Member||1992 - 2005|
|Weber v. Jolly Hotels||Settled.|
|Princeton Ins. Co. v. Chunmuang||Won insurance coverage|
|Doto v. Russo||Underinsured motorist coverage awarded|
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|Products Liability Practice Guide (Matthew Bender, 1995)||“Household Products” (Revised Chapter 45 B)||1995|
|Pace University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|Drew University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1986|
|Annual Conference of International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies||Emerging Civil and Human Rights Issues Regarding the GLBTI Communities||2006|
|New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting||Hot Topics in the Fast Paced Practice of GLBT Law||2005|
|Bergen County Bar Foundation||The Domestic Partnership Act||2005|