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Faculty Profiles

Leslie Garbarino

  • Lecturer
Academic Division: Accounting & Law

Bio

Leslie Garbarino is a professor, attorney, facilitator and startup executive. Leslie is a Lecturer in Entrepreneurial Business Law and the Legal Advisor to the Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College.

In addition to her academic work, Leslie runs her own startup consulting and corporate law practices. Prior to starting her own businesses, Leslie was the President of Streetwise Media (now AmericanInno), a national digital media and events company focused on tech and innovation and the parent company of BostInno. Leslie began her law career practicing at Ropes & Gray LLP in Boston, where she advised a variety of corporate clients, including investment funds, endowments, foundations, private companies and nonprofits. She also serves as a volunteer facilitator for WorkSmart Boston, an organization dedicated to teaching salary negotiation skills to women in Boston.

Leslie received an AB in Biological Sciencescum laudefrom Harvard University and a JD with Senior Research Honors from Northwestern University School of Law.


Academic Degrees

  • JD, Northwestern University School of Law
  • BA, Harvard University

Academic Interest / Expertise

Entrepreneurial Law; Business Law; Corporate Law; Sports Law; Entrepreneurship; Investment Funds.

Courses

  • Degree Courses 2020

    • LAW 1000 BUSINESS LAW
    • LAW 3615 SPORTS LAW AND POLICY
  • Degree Courses 2019

    • LAW 3573 BUILDING CONTRACTS FOR NEW VENTURE
    • LAW 1000 BUSINESS LAW
    • LAW 7200 BL1 LAW
    • LAW 7200 BL2 LAW
    • LAW 6110 LAW

Publications

Other

  • Ehrlich, C.P., Garbarino, L. (in press). Do Secrets Stop Progress?: Optimizing the Law of Non-Disclosure Agreements to Promote Innovation. NYU Journal of Law & Business.