Leslie Hurst is a San Diego native. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology (cum laude) from the University of California, San Diego, her Master of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law. Following graduation from Hastings in 1995 through 2003, Ms. Hurst's practice focused on insurance and consumer fraud class action litigation.
In 2003, Ms. Hurst moved to Sri Lanka and worked for CARE International as Coordinator for Strategic Planning, working with CARE Sri Lanka's project directors to develop and implement a programmatic strategy for CARE's work in the conflict-affected areas of Sri Lanka.
In 2006, Ms. Hurst joined the Firm. Her practice areas are consumer fraud and antitrust litigation.