Brian K. Leonard

Brian K. Leonard, J.D., LL.M., Esq., serves as an Attorney and Adjunct Professor of Business Law and Ethics. He holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree in Accounting from Tennessee State University, a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Taxation Law from the University of Alabama School of Law. He passed the bar in Alabama, North Carolina, and Tennessee and has practiced law for over a decade in both in private public practice. He has presented his research at West Virginia College of Law and at Duke University Law School's Center on Law, Race, and Politics. His area of research is employment, labor, and civil rights law. His research has been published in the West Virginia Law Review, the Journal of Employment and Labor Law, the book: Technology, Innovation, and Enterprise Transformation, (Wadhwa and Harper, 2014, by IGI-Global), among other publications. He is currently working on a book entitled, Movement Mentors: Dred Scott, Homer Plessy, and Oliver Brown; The Story of Three Courageous Men, Three Landmark Cases, and Three Enduring Legacies, scheduled for publication in Fall 2019.

Contact (Work): 
(984) 212-7737
Scholar Location: 
Raleigh

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