Leslie Cancel

Special Counsel


Leslie V. Cancel is special counsel in the employment & labor practice group and a member of the Cooley litigation department. Leslie's practice encompasses both employment counseling and litigation. Her employment counseling practice includes hiring and terminating employees, personnel policies and procedures, executive compensation agreements, proprietary information and trade secret protection, workplace investigations and compliance with state and federal employment law requirements.

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  • SolidFire sale to NetApp 

  • GeneWEAVE Biosciences sale to Roche Molecular Diagnostic 

  • StyleHaul Sells to RTL Group for $107 Million 

Practices & Industries


  • Stanford Law School
    JD, 1992

  • University of California, Davis
    BA, Economics

Admissions & Credentials



  • The Bar Association of San Francisco