Managing Partner, Ellis & Winters LLP

A Founding Partner of Ellis & Winters, Leslie Packer became Managing Partner in 2013. She previously led the firm's Litigation Practice, focusing on products liability, medical malpractice, and commercial litigation. Leslie served as the President of the Raleigh Professional Women's Forum and was Chair for the Board of Special Olympics North Carolina. Ellis & Winters is a 2019 LCA Law Firm Diversity Partner.

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Leslie created a Leader's Pledge detailing her personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Leslie's pledge here

Joined LCLD 2019 

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Pathfinder nominations:
2020: Preetha Rini

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2022: Jotionette Jones, Nadia Moore; 2020: Andrew Parks Carter, Robyn Sanders; 2019: Ayana Brown

Annual Meeting (2021, 2020, 2019)
Leadership Summit (2019)


Member: Leslie Packer

Diversity Professional: Ashley Brathwaite

Communications: Sue Remley, Heather Butler