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Tom Leslie

Sidley Austin LLP

Houston, TX, USA

Tom Leslie is an associate in the Houston office of Sidley Austin LLP. Mr. Leslie's primary areas of practice include mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, corporate governance and corporate investigations. In addition, he advises public companies on Exchange Act reporting and both public and private entities on general corporate matters.

Mr. Leslie has advised a number of public companies on corporate governance matters, including compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank requirements. He has also participated in several matters involving corporate investigations, including representation of the court-appointed receiver in the $8 billion fraud case brought by the SEC against Stanford International Bank, Ltd., et al.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Leslie served as an officer in the U.S. Army and attained the rank of captain. As an Army officer he served a tour in Iraq where he led a reconnaissance platoon and was awarded the Bronze Star.

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