Mr. Leffler serves as Vice President with EdgePoint Capital. In this role, he is primarily responsible for managing the strategy and execution of merger, acquisition and financing transactions.
He has over 25 years of experience as a transactional attorney, including 20 years in private practice, leading transactions for his closely-held and entrepreneurial clients on both domestic and international matters. As his client’s lead attorney, he successfully navigated through a wide array of legal and business issues that affected both their day-to-day operations and pivotal events in the business life-cycle. He also spent 5 years in-house with publicly traded companies: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE- FE) and Deutsche Post DHL (DAX- DPW). As Associate General Counsel of DHL, an international logistics company, he served as divisional counsel, handling a multitude of transactions and was appointed Global Lead Counsel for matters involving 16 of the company’s international clients. While at FirstEnergy, he managed a large number of acquisition, disposition and alliance matters.
Mr. Leffler earned his J.D. from The University of Akron School of Law and his B.A. from Grove City College, Grove City PA. He is also licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio. Over the years, he has been on and chaired several private school boards.