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LESLIE A. GALLACHER JOINS PARSONS BEHLE LATIMER. STRENGTHENS FIRM’S DIRECT-SALES EXPERTISE.
July 29, 2019

Parsons Behle & Latimer has expanded its area of expertise in the direct sales and multi-level marketing industry with the addition of Leslie A. Gallacher to the firm. Gallacher joins the corporate transactions and securities group from her previous position as general counsel for a large, Utah direct sales company and will practice from Parsons’ Lehi and Salt Lake City offices. She specializes in domestic and international compliance and has worked extensively with the Federal Drug Administration, Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general on inquiries, investigations and litigation. She has advised companies on global anti-corruption and Federal Corrupt Practices Act compliance as well as internal investigations and self-reporting strategies.

Gallacher says, “I am very happy to be a part of such a respected and renowned law firm whose philosophy is that of progressive and out-of-the-box thinking to create legal solutions.”

Previously, her experience in the multi-level marketing area included the oversight and enforcement of corporate governance, global distributor policy and procedures, trademark protection, intellectual property strategy, labor and employment law, vendor and licensing agreements and litigation management as well as the direction of charitable partnerships.

Gallacher possesses extensive skills in operations and business development and has advised on international mergers and acquisitions as well as established international banking relationships, corporate structures and tax strategies – experience that Parsons’ corporate transactions Department Chair Nora Pincus says will strengthen Parsons’ accomplished corporate practice group.

“Leslie brings to the firm invaluable front-line insight and understanding of the direct sales industry. Her “hands-on” experience in every facet of multi-level marketing will empower our team to provide an elevated client experience. We are extremely pleased to welcome Leslie to our team and to the firm,” Pincus says.

Outside the direct sales and marketing industry, Gallacher maintained a private practice, representing multiple health and wellness companies, acting as strategic advisor and assisting with company growth strategies, international expansion and global compliance. Gallacher can be reached at lgallacher@parsonsbehle.com.