Lesli Esposito focuses her practice on compliance, complex commercial litigation, and government investigations, concentrating in the fields of antitrust and consumer protection. She represents corporations, as well as individuals, in a variety of industries, among them retail, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, telemarketing, professional services, and oil and gas.

Lesli has extensive experience counselling clients on a variety of issues, including abuse of monopoly power, pricing policies, exclusive agreements, resale price maintenance, competitor collaborations, information exchanges, market allocation, refusals to deal, false advertising, claim substantiation, and endorsement disclosures, among other issues.

Lesli also has significant experience litigating antitrust and consumer protection matters in both federal and state courts, as well as representing parties in class actions. She regularly represents clients in antitrust and consumer protection government investigations, including investigations conducted by the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, state Attorneys General, and other state and federal agencies.

Following a federal clerkship, Lesli began her private practice in Washington, DC at a law firm that concentrates on plaintiffs' class actions. There, she was a member of the complex litigation practice group, focusing on antitrust and consumer protection cases. She litigated a variety of cases involving price fixing, monopolization, and conspiracy allegations in both federal and state courts, as well as before the European Commission.

Lesli then joined the Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition. As a Lead Attorney at the FTC, she conducted investigations of proposed mergers and acquisitions and litigated consummated mergers, in the oil and gas, refining, chemical, and computer software industries. Lesli has extensive experience with FTC antitrust and consumer protection investigations, as well as Part III litigation before FTC Administrative Law Judges.