Helene R. Leone

Helene Leone is a corporate/business attorney who utilizes her knowledge of both the law and its “real world” effect to guide her clients through critical business transactions.

Helene R. Leone

Biography

Helene Leone is Of Counsel to the firm, and is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and Ohio. In addition, Ms. Leone is also a certified public accountant.

Making use of this background, Helene Leone concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate, commercial and general business representations, primarily focusing on counseling small and emerging businesses and entrepreneurs in matters of entity selection, formation and organization, sales and acquisitions of businesses, and ongoing operations, as well as matters involving the sale, acquisition, financing and leasing of commercial real estate and related land use matters.

Education

JD, 1983, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law – Camden, New Jersey
B.A., With High Honors, 1975, Rutgers University

Bar Admissions

Ms. Leone is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Ohio and is also admitted to practice in the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court District of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio

Additional Professional Qualifications

Certified Public Accountant

Professional Activities

American Bar Association, Member
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
New Jersey Bar Association, Member
New Jersey Law Journal, Member, Editorial Board, 2006 – 2008
New Jersey Small Business Development Center, Advisory Board, Member, 1993 – 1997
Subaru Center for Learning at the Garden State Discovery Museum, Board of Trustees
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, Certification Committee, Member, 1998 – 2005
Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, Adjunct Professor, Business Law, 1991
Legal aspects of business ownership and handling tax disputes before the IRS, Guest Speaker/Panelist to Various Groups
Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law, Adjunct Professor, Real Estate Transactions, 2008
Seminar and workshop presentations and legal consultation with clients of the Regional, Small Business Development Center of Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, Instructor/Consultant
Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law, Adjunct Professor, Small Business Practicum, 2009
Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, Adjunct Professor, Small Business Counseling (1994-1997; 2003-2004)
Rutgers University of Camden, Guest Lecturer, Undergraduate and Graduate School of Business

Community Involvement

Council to the Board of Trustees of Mary’s Vineyard, a New Jersey non-profit organization, 1997 – 1999
Garden State Discovery Museum Center for Learning, Inc., Member, Board of Trustees, 2007 – Present
Sky Help, Inc., Member, Board of Trustees, 2006 – Present