Title: Retired Managing Director
Company: JPMorgan Private Bank
Location: Pelham, New York, United States
Gavin Frederick Leckie, Retired Managing Director at JPMorgan Private Bank, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in banking and law.
As a teenager during the Watergate scandal, Mr. Leckie took an interest in the law and went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts in law in 1981 and a Master of Arts in 1985, both from Cambridge University in England. He commenced his career working for Lawrence Graham in London as an articled clerk from 1982 to 1984 and as a solicitor from 1984 to 1987, but his dream was to pursue law in the United States. Notably, Mr. Leckie achieved a Master of Laws from the University of Illinois in 1988 and is now admitted to practice law in the state of New York and before the U.S. Tax Court. For 10 years, until 1998, he flourished as an associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in New York City.
Pivoting to a career in banking, Mr. Leckie excelled as vice president of Chase Manhattan Bank from 1998 to 2001. Most recently, he served JPMorgan Private Bank as managing director until beginning his retirement in 2016. To add to his illustrious career, Mr. Leckie served on various editorial boards and contributed articles to professional journals within his industry. To remain aware of his field, he maintains affiliation with the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Law Society of England and Wales and Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners. Upon closing his primary career, Mr. Leckie desired to take on a new feat and he achieved a grand diploma from the International Culinary Center in 2017. To attest to his legacy, he can also be found in editions of Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Law.
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