Leslie Marlow

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Ms. Marlow brings more than 35 years of experience in complex securities transactions, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, bank financings and other general corporate matters.

Ms. Marlow began her career as a corporate and securities lawyer at Rosenman & Colin, the predecessor to Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, where she represented numerous Fortune 500 companies, such as Phillips Van–Heusen Corporation, for whom she was responsible for their day to day corporate needs, compliance with securities laws, their acquisitions (including the acquisition of Bass Shoes) as well as their bank financings. In addition, she represented several issuers and underwriters engaged in public offerings, including Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc.  and The Stuart James Company. She also represented several issuers in their search for funds in private placements.  She is one of the few attorneys to successfully launch a proxy contest for the takeover of a public company. In addition, Ms. Marlow was corporate counsel to Veeco Instruments Inc., a public company in the semiconductor industry. During her tenure at Veeco, Ms. Marlow was responsible for the preparation and negotiation of the various contracts used in Veeco’s daily operations, which included various corporate sales and purchase agreements, employment agreements, non-disclosure agreements, consulting agreements, joint venture agreements, credit agreements and other financing documents, distribution agreements and agreements regarding intellectual property rights. Ms. Marlow was actively involved in the preparation of Veeco’s proxy statement and quarterly and annual securities reporting documents, such as 10K and 10Q reports.

Ms. Marlow received her Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Emory University. Ms. Marlow is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.

Ms. Marlow studied accounting at Emory University and is able to read, review and understand Company financial statements on both a detailed and sophisticated level most attorneys never attain.

Leslie Marlow has been special counsel to Lehman & Eilen, LLP, www.lehmaneilen.com, since April 2007, representing broker-dealers, investment advisers and investment partnerships (hedge funds), and numerous other securities industry participants.