Leslie Packer Admitted to the International Academy of Trial Lawyers
Congratulations to firm managing partner, Leslie Packer who became a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) in 2022.
The International Academy of Trial Lawyers limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United States in addition to Fellows from nearly 40 countries across the globe. IATL seeks out, identifies, acknowledges, and honors those who have achieved a career of excellence through demonstrated skill and ability in jury trials, trials before the court, and appellate practice. Members are engaged in civil practice on both the plaintiff’s and the defendant’s side of the courtroom, and the trial of criminal cases. The Academy invites only lawyers who have attained the highest level of advocacy. A comprehensive screening process identifies the most distinguished members of the trial bar by means of both peer and judicial review. Leslie has been evaluated by her colleagues and the judges in her jurisdiction and has been highly recommended as possessing these qualifications and characteristics.
Chartered in 1954, the Academy’s general purposes are to cultivate the science of jurisprudence, promote reforms in the law, facilitate the Administration of Justice, and elevate the standards of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal profession.
In addition to the IATL Fellowship, Leslie is recognized on Business North Carolina’s “Power List,” as a North Carolina Litigation Star and one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation Nationally by Benchmark Litigation; as a “Leader in the Field” for Healthcare and Medical Malpractice Law by Chambers USA; and in Best Lawyers in America for Healthcare Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, and Product Liability Litigation-Defendants. Additionally Best Lawyers has named Leslie Raleigh “Lawyer of the Year” for both Healthcare Litigation, and Product Liability Litigation.