Leslie Packer Elected Chair of the Board of Directors for Special Olympics North Carolina
Ellis & Winters is pleased to announce that Leslie Packer has been elected chair of the board of directors for Special Olympics North Carolina. Ms. Packer will serve a two-year term beginning in January 2016. She previously served on the SONC board from 2000 to 2006, as chair of the board from 2002 to 2006, and then as secretary from 2013 to 2015. Prior to serving on the SONC board, Ms. Packer was a member and officer of the board of directors of the 1999 Special Olympics World Summer Games that was hosted in the Triangle in the summer of 1999.
About Leslie Packer
Leslie Packer practices in the areas of civil litigation, focusing on products liability (including drugs and medical devices), medical malpractice, and commercial litigation. In addition to serving on the board of directors for Special Olympics North Carolina, Ms. Packer also serves on the board of directors for the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel. A well-credentialed member of the legal community, Ms. Packer has been recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2003, in Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation, as a member of the Business North Carolina Legal Elite since 2005, and in North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine.