Attorney-Mediator
E:Mail:  mledo@synergydisputeresolutions.com
Telephone: (919) 835-1311
Bar Admissions; NC State and Federal Courts; NC, PA (Inactive) and NH (Inactive)


Experience

The Law Offices of Michele A. Ledo, PLLC
2003-Present
Founding Member (Business Litigator/Consultant)

Provides cost-effective and efficient litigation services directly to individuals and businesses, sole practitioners and law firms who need temporary assistance with their workload including, but not limited to, legal research, drafting pleadings, discovery, motions, retaining experts, trial preparation and participation in trials in state and federal court. Assists individuals with estate planning needs.

Cozen O’Connor, Philadelphia, PA
2000-2003
Junior Partner (Commercial Litigation)

Primary responsibility for complex cases involving issues of corporate contractual disputes, employment discrimination, civil rights, healthcare, intellectual property, professional malpractice, product liability and real estate.  Responsibilities included drafting pleadings, discovery, motions, coordinating litigation strategy, retaining experts, trial preparation, settlement negotiations and participation in trials in state and federal court.

Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, Philadelphia, PA
1996-2000
Litigation Associate (Commercial Litigation)

Primary responsibility for over 30 cases involving antitrust matters, civil rights, employment discrimination, insurance defense and product liability.  Took and defended over 100 depositions, prepared witnesses for trial, second-chaired several jury and bench trials and negotiated settlements.

McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Manchester, NH
1995-1996
Litigation Associate


Education

Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C.
Juris Doctor, May 1995
Editor, American Criminal Law Review

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in Sociology modified with Government, June 1990


Professional Memberships

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) - Arbitrator

Better Business Bureau—Arbitrator

Arbitrator for the Wake County District Court

International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution - Panel Mediator

American Arbitration Association - Panel Mediator

NCDRC Certified mediation - Superior Court, Clerk of Court, Special Proceedings, Estates and Guardianship

North Carolina Academy of Superior Court Mediators - Member

Mediator for the United States District Court—Eastern District of North Carolina

American Bar Association—Litigation and Dispute Resolution Sections

North Carolina Bar Association—Dispute Resolution Section

ACR- On-Line Dispute Resolution Section

Wake County Bar Association

Tenth Judicial District Bar Association

Notary commissioned in Wake County

 

 

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