Leslie Montanile began practicing matrimonial law in 1992 in Los Angeles, California, after receiving her law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City. Working in a prestigious boutique law firm, she worked closely with clients to successfully achieve their desired goals and immediate needs. Upon moving back to her native home in New York and working at NBC between 1997-1999, Ms. Montanile decided in January of 2000 to open her own law practice, dedicating her legal career to help women effectively navigate the process of divorce and to achieve independent financial success.
A member of the State Bar Associations of New York, California, and Connecticut, respectively, Ms. Montanile has helped hundreds of women throughout her 25-year career. Her experience encompasses a wide range of successful settlement negotiations, including but not limited to pre-nuptials, post-nuptials, uncontested stipulations, custody arrangements, and other complex financial agreements. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association, Westchester Women’s Bar Association, Business Council of Westchester, and a woman’s NYC mastermind group.
As a legal professional, Leslie has made various guest appearances on radio and podcast shows, including Fox News Radio, The Barry Moltz Show, The Women’s Radio Network, Morning Show-Connecticut 1, Chione Hardy, and Women Developing Brilliance. Her expertise has also been referenced in The Wall Street Journal, Westchester Magazine, The Times Record, The Parent Herald, and other numerous outlets.