Vice President and General Counsel
Vee Leonard was appointed the Vice President and General Counsel for Florida Gulf Coast University, and previously served as General Counsel, Assistant and Associate General Counsel. Prior to her arrival at Florida Gulf Coast University, Ms. Leonard was Assistant City Attorney for the City of Orlando, and also worked in private practice, specializing in employment litigation.
Ms. Leonard received her Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in Gainesville, Florida. Ms. Leonard is a native Floridian, born and reared in Orlando, Florida.
Ms. Leonard has been a member of the Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors and is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys. She was also a charter member of the Orlando Chapter of the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources.