R. Michael Leonard
Mike is a partner at Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he specializes in multi-jurisdictional litigation. He has logged many pro bono hours assisting conservation organizations with large land-acquisition projects and the use of conservation easements, including trail corridor projects along the Appalachian Trail. He received his J.D. from University of North Carolina School of Law and he is Chair of The Conservation Fund’s Board of Directors.