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Leslie Pescia, Personal Injury Lawyer

Attorney

Phone: (502) 466-5536 ext. 1036
Email: Leslie.Pescia@ThomasLawOffices.com
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Leslie Pescia is an Auburn University graduate, graduating cum laude in 2009 with dual degrees in Political Science and Criminology. While at Auburn, Leslie was selected to work in the Open Source Intelligence Laboratory where she was able to develop invaluable skills while working on real-world national intelligence issues.

Following Auburn, Leslie attended Thomas Goode Jones School of Law at Faulkner University and graduated magna cum laude in 2013. During law school, Leslie was a Knabe Scholar and named 2013 Advocate of the Year. She served as a Student Bar Association Senator for two years, a member of the Board of Advocates Executive Council, a student ambassador for the law school, and clerked for the Alabama Supreme Court. She also won multiple trial and appellate advocacy awards and legal writing awards throughout her time law school.

Prior to joining Thomas Law Offices, Leslie worked for a national plaintiffs’ firm in Alabama. She handled cases related to the BP oil spill and focused on complex litigation, including consumer class actions, cybersecurity matters, antitrust matters, and whistleblower cases, nationwide. Leslie is excited to bring her background and experience to Thomas Law Offices to serve injured victims and their families.

Leslie moved to Louisville with her two dogs, Tucker and Scout, and enjoys spending her free time attending all types of sporting events, reading, and travelling!

Admissions

  • Alabama State Bar (admitted 2013)
  • S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama (admitted 2013)
  • S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama (admitted 2013)
  • S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama (admitted 2017)
  • Supreme Court of the United States (admitted 2017)
  • 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (admitted 2020)
  • S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (admitted 2021)

Memberships

  • Alabama State Bar
    • Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee (2016-2018)
    • Diversity Committee (2016-2019)
  • American Association for Justice
    • 2018 Leadership Academy Graduate
    • Secretary, New Lawyers Division (2020-2021)
    • Treasurer, New Lawyers Division (2021-present)
    • PAC Task Force
    • Membership Oversight Committee
    • Women Trial Lawyers Caucus
  • Alabama Association for Justice
    • Emerging Leaders
  • Montgomery Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Pound Civil Justice Institute
    • Ex-officio Trustee (2018-2019)

Awards

  • Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” List (2018-present)
  • 2017 Beasley Allen Fraud Lawyer of the Year
  • National Advocates – Top 40 under 40
  • AAJ NLD Excellence Award (2015-present)

Publications

  • A Quick Look at the Recent Interplay between MDLs & Class Actions

AAJ Class Action Litigation Newsletter, Winter 2016

  • Do You Want Arbitration with That?

AAJ WTLC Newsletter, Summer 2015

Presentations

  • Cybersecurity: Practical Solutions, American Association for Justice Webinar
  • Your Server Was Hacked. Now What?, American Association for Justice Winter Convention, February 2020
  • The Nuts and Bolts of a Whistleblower Case, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, July 2018
  • Deposition Tips and Tricks, Alabama Association for Justice Webinar, November 2018

Education

  • Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, Faulkner University

Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, May 2013

* 2013 Advocate of the Year

  • Auburn University

Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, December 2009

Political Science & Criminology

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Tad Thomas has dedicated his practice to representing plaintiffs in various types of civil litigation, including personal injury, business litigation, class actions, and multi-district litigation.

After graduating with his law degree in 2000 from Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University, Mr. Thomas immediately opened his own private practice and began representing injury victims.

In 2011, Thomas Law Offices was established in Louisville, Kentucky. Over the past decade, Mr. Thomas has expanded his firm and now has offices in three additional locations: Cincinnati, Ohio, Columbia, Missouri, and Chicago, Illinois. He is also a frequent lecturer on topics like trial skills and ethics and technology.

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