Lauren B. Leichtman, Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner, co-founded Levine Leichtman Capital Partners in 1984. Ms. Leichtman has been a private equity investor for more than 32 years. LLCP currently manages in excess of $7.5 billion in institutional capital. Prior to founding LLCP, Ms. Leichtman practiced law for approximately ten years, including three years with the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Ms. Leichtman received a B.A. from California State University Northridge (1972), a J.D. from Southwestern Law School (1977) and an LL.M. from Columbia Law School (1982). She currently serves on the boards of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Southwestern Law School and the Iris Cantor Women’s Health Center. She has been married to Arthur Levine for 37 years, they have 3 children and 1 grandson.