The Law Offices of Michele A. Ledo, PLLC
Founding Member (Business Litigator/Consultant)
Provides cost-effective and efficient litigation services directly to individuals and businesses, sole practitioners and law firms who need temporary assistance with their workload including, but not limited to, legal research, drafting pleadings, discovery, motions, retaining experts, trial preparation and participation in trials in state and federal court. Assists individuals with estate planning needs.
Cozen O’Connor, Philadelphia, PA
Junior Partner (Commercial Litigation)
Primary responsibility for complex cases involving issues of corporate contractual disputes, employment discrimination, civil rights, healthcare, intellectual property, professional malpractice, product liability and real estate. Responsibilities included drafting pleadings, discovery, motions, coordinating litigation strategy, retaining experts, trial preparation, settlement negotiations and participation in trials in state and federal court.
Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, Philadelphia, PA
Litigation Associate (Commercial Litigation)
Primary responsibility for over 30 cases involving antitrust matters, civil rights, employment discrimination, insurance defense and product liability. Took and defended over 100 depositions, prepared witnesses for trial, second-chaired several jury and bench trials and negotiated settlements.
McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Manchester, NH
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C.
Juris Doctor, May 1995
Editor, American Criminal Law Review
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in Sociology modified with Government, June 1990
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) – Arbitrator
Better Business Bureau—Arbitrator
Arbitrator for the Wake County District Court
American Arbitration Association – Panel Mediator
NCDRC Certified Mediation – Superior Court, Clerk of Court, Special Proceedings, Estates and Guardianship
North Carolina Academy of Superior Court Mediators – Member
Mediator for the United States District Court—Eastern District of North Carolina
American Bar Association—Litigation and Dispute Resolution Sections
North Carolina Bar Association—Dispute Resolution Section
ACR- On-Line Dispute Resolution Section
Wake County Bar Association
Tenth Judicial District Bar Association
Notary commissioned in Wake County