Mr. Ley was born and raised in the Central Valley. He graduated from California State University Fresno with honors in May 1985 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Finance and was nominated Outstanding Senior in Finance.
He then attended University of the Pacific Mc George School of Law in Sacramento CA with an emphasis in business law including business formation, contracts, real estate, real estate finance, securities, torts, sale and lease of goods, commercial paper, taxation, bankruptcy, and litigation. He graduated in the top of his class and obtained his Juris Doctor degree in May 1989. He was admitted to the California State Bar in December 1989 and was subsequently admitted to the California Supreme Court, United States District Courts for the Eastern and Central Districts of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
In November 1989 Mr. Ley joined The Law Firm of Thomas E. Campagne and Associates where he specialized in complex business transactions and litigation handling multiple million dollar contracts and lawsuits on behalf of some of the Central Valley’s largest companies. Keynote cases: Helm Tomatoes, Inc. v. Borden, Inc. USDC Eastern Dist CA #1:93-CV-05441-REC $13,000,000 plaintiff jury verdict; Marquez et al., v. Gerawan Ranches, USDC Eastern Dist CA #1:90-CV-00472-EDP defense jury verdict in multi million dollar farm worker lawsuit.
In December 2000 he became the managing attorney at The Law Offices of Kari L. Ley with offices in the Central Valley and Central Coast where he continued to specialize in complex multi million dollar business transactions and litigation including real estate purchase and development, construction and lending disputes, fraudulent conveyance cases, creditor bankruptcy, and collecting amounts owed to clients, and represented some of the Central Coast's largest builders and real estate lenders, as well as farmers and wineries. Mr. Ley has also represented multiple development companies that have built multi million dollar residential and commercial projects throughout California, as well as multiple trade contractors.
In April 2021 he rejoined The Law Firm of Campagne & Campagne as a senior “of counsel” attorney where he continues to specialize in complex business transactions and litigation handling multiple million dollar contracts and lawsuits on behalf of some of the Central Valley’s largest companies.
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