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LeslieLeslie S. Marell is an attorney and expert in sales and purchasing contract law and software licensing with a gift for communicating and entertaining. She brings her business contract knowledge to the corporate classroom in lively and valuable seminars, translating “legal mumbo jumbo” into understandable, useful concepts in an entertaining and humorous way.

Leslie has practiced business and commercial law in California for over 25 years, and has presented seminars and seminars throughout the country for over 20 years to thousands of purchasing, sales, and marketing professionals. She has given in-house presentations on topics addressing contractual issues in Business Law, Contract Law, and Software Licensing to companies such as Abbott Laboratories, Apple, Eastman Chemical, Goodrich, Hewlett Packard, Hitachi Data Systems, John Deere, Kohler, MasterFoods, Mitsubishi, PCC Structurals, SpaceX, Texaco, Unum Insurance, University of California, Los Angeles and San Diego, Unocal, and Verizon. She is a frequent speaker at the Institute of Supply Management International Conference and their local affiliates, the Electronics’ Independent Sales Representative’s Association, Manufacturer Agents’ National Association (MANA), and local trade associations.

Leslie is a practicing attorney in the Los Angeles area (Marell Law Firm) specializing in the areas of business contracts, software license agreements, employment law, and day to day business/ legal matters. She provides contract review for a client list that has included companies such as AMD, FMC, Mitsubishi, US Borax, and Southern California Edison. She has published articles on contract law, business law, and intellectual property law; co-authored Purchasing Handbook – A Guide for the Purchasing & Supply Professional published by McGraw-Hill; and authored periodic legal columns for Electronic Buyers’ News (EBN) and Inside Supply Management magazine.

Leslie’s seminars are a blend of lecture, coaching, clear communication, anecdotal humor, and audience participation and include real case studies.