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Leslie T. Tan

Senior Counsel


University of Texas School of Law, J.D. 2004

University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, June - December 2003

Rice University, B.A. (English & Psychology), cum laude, 2001


Texas Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, as featured in Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars magazines (2012-2019)

Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow

Houston Bar Foundation, Fellow

Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" (2021)

Best Lawyers in America (2022-2024)

Recognized in “Women in the Law” Business Edition of Best Lawyers in America (2021)

Court Admissions


United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


Summer Intern, Texas Fourteenth Court of Appeals, Hon. John S. Anderson, Summer 2002


Leslie Tan is an experienced attorney specializing in labor and employment matters and complex civil litigation. Ms. Tan enjoys guiding employers through challenging situations, from counseling on daily operations to navigating litigation, and all stages in between.

Ms. Tan practices in state and federal courts throughout Texas, represents employers in administrative proceedings and alternative dispute resolution processes, and handles sensitive investigations for public and private entities. Ms. Tan also has an extensive background in insurance defense, including first and third party coverage issues and bad faith litigation arising out of personal and commercial liability and property policies.

Professional Affiliations

  • Houston Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit