Leslie John > Ballard Spahr LLP > Philadelphia, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ballard Spahr LLP
1735 MARKET STREET, 51ST FLOOR
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103-7599
United States
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Work Department

Litigation

Position

Partner and Antitrust Practice Leader

Career

Leslie E. John leads Ballard Spahr’s Antitrust Group and concentrates on antitrust and complex litigation. She has represented clients in federal and state courts and before the U.S. Department of Justice and FTC. She also advises on antitrust issues in mergers and acquisitions and has substantial class action experience.

Admissions: California, Pennsylvania, U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships

Philadelphia Bar Foundation Board of Trustees, Philadelphia Diversity Law Group Co-President, WOMEN’S WAY General Counsel

Education

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (J.D. 1987)

University of California, Berkeley (A.B. 1984)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Antitrust > Civil litigation/class actions: defense

Perhaps best known for handling monopolization and conspiracy cases, the team at Ballard Spahr LLP is led by Leslie John, whose class action experience includes antitrust suits in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Other key figures in the team include Jason Leckerman, who focuses on general antitrust claims, and Stephen Kastenberg, who focuses on antitrust disputes with IP law components. All named attorneys are based in the Philadelphia office.