Leesa Klepper served as counsel to Senator Russell Feingold for Supreme Court nominations. Previously, she served for three years as counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee for Senator Patrick Leahy, where she worked on nominations, the judiciary, and criminal law issues. She also served for several years as a health care attorney in private practice, where she represented a diverse group of health care industry clients on a wide variety of regulatory, legislative, and governance matters. She is a contributor to leading publications on issues including the federal judiciary, constitutional law, and health care law and policy, and is a member of the bars of Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.
Degrees & Universities
- J.D., Harvard Law School 1999 (cum laude)
- B.A., Yale University 1996 (Sociology and International Studies, magna cum laude)
- Leesa Klepper, Private Enforcement: An Update on HHS’ Enforcement of the HIPAA Privacy Rule, 10-12 CCH Health Care Compl. Ltr. 4 (June 12, 2007).
- Leesa Klepper, Heightened Government Oversight in Clinical Trials: Non-FDA Regulatory Issues That Sponsors Should Monitor, 8-16 CCH Health Care Compl. Ltr. 4 (Aug. 8, 2005).
- Leesa Klepper, Gender Diversity in the Judiciary, 52-6 Fed. Law. 20 (July 2005).
- Leesa Klepper Beyond the Tipping Point, http://www.acsblog.org/judicial-nominations-886-guest-blogger-beyond-the-tipping-point.html (Feb. 8, 2005).