Leslie S. Marell is one-of-a-kind. A lawyer and expert in sales contract law with a gift for communicating and entertaining, she is as comfortable in front of an audience as she is at the head of a negotiating table. She brings her sales contract knowledge to the corporate classroom in lively and valuable workshops, translating “legal mumbo jumbo” into understandable, useful concepts in an entertaining and humorous way.
Ms. Marell has practiced business and commercial law in California for over 20 years, and has presented seminars and workshops throughout the country since 1990 to thousands of sales, marketing, and purchasing professionals. She has given in -house presentations on topics addressing contractual issues in Business Law, Contract Law, and Intellectual Property Law to companies such as Apple Computer, Applied Materials, Eastman Chemical, Goodrich, Hewlett Packard, John Deere, Texaco, Unum Insurance, Unocal, and Verizon. She is a frequent speaker at the Institute of Supply Management (formerly NAPM) International Conference, the Electronics’ Independent Sales Representative’s Association, Manufacturer Agents’ National Association (MANA), and local trade associations.
In addition to sales contract and purchasing workshops, Marell provides contract review for a client list that has included companies such as John Deere, AMD, US Borax, and Southern California Edison. She has published articles on contract law, business law, and intellectual property law; co-authored Purchasing Handbook – A Guide for the Purchasing & Supply Professional published by McGraw-Hill; and authored periodic legal columns for Electronic Buyers’ News (EBN) and Inside Supply Management magazine. She has published a collection of business contracts offered for sale through Marell Legal Products at www.marell.com
Leslie Marell’s workshops are a blend of lecture, dynamic coaching, crystal clear communication, anecdotal humor, and audience participation including role playing and real case studies. INK THE DEAL! and other topics can be customized to fit specific corporate needs. Get up to speed on the HOT zones of sales contract writing!