Leslie Lenhardt, Staff Attorney, began working for SCELP in January of 2019. She served as staff attorney for SCDHEC's Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management from 1999 to 2002 and its Chief Counsel from 2002 to 2007. From 2007 to 2018 she was in private practice with with her focus on environmental and administrative litigation as well as regulatory matters.
Leslie grew up in Columbia, SC. She graduated from the University of the South in Sewanee, TN in 1995 and the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1999. She lives in Charleston, SC with her husband Cody and their three children, Cody, Bratton and Mac.