Lesley Horton Campbell is an award-winning business leader, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Senior Vice President of Talent Engagement and Office Relations at ICSC, a trade association serving the retail real estate industry. Prior to this role, Lesley served as Associate General Counsel at Tiffany & Co., representing the luxury retailer globally on global real estate and corporate matters for several years. Prior to Tiffany & Co., Lesley was Assistant General Counsel at L&M Development Partners, Inc. She began her career as a Real Estate Associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP after receiving her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from New York University School of Law.
An industry leader, Lesley was elected to serve on the New York City Bar Association's Board of Directors as of May 2021. She actively works in her community by serving on the Board of Directors of the New York Foundation for Senior Citizens, a non-profit which provides housing for seniors. She has previously served as Chair of the New York City Bar Associations' Real Property Law Committee, and also served as a Commissioner on NYC's Lobbying Commission. In addition, Lesley is an advocate for women's issues and empowerment and furthers these causes as a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Greater New York Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, wherein she currently serves as President.
Lesley has received numerous awards and honors for her professional and civic endeavors including being named one of Globe St.'s 2021 Retail Influencers, the National Black Lawyers Top 100, receiving the Trailblazer Award from the National Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, being named to the National Bar Association's 40 Lawyers Under 40, the Alumni Honoree of the New York City Bar Association's Diversity Fellowship Program, one of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association's Rising Stars, Ms. JD's Woman of Inspiration Award, the National Black Lawyers' Top 40 Under 40, The Network Journal's Top 40 Under 40, the Apex Society's Power 30 Under 30 and the New York State Bar Association's Empire State Counsel Award. A regular speaker on topics of law, retail and real estate, Lesley was most recently either featured or a guest speaker for Forbes, the Luxury Law Alliance, Breaking Form, Fordham Law School, the Real Estate Associate’s Program (REAP) and the New York City Bar Association.