administrative, commercial litigation, employment, medical malpractice, elder law
District of Columbia, Virginia, California (inactive); United States Supreme Court; First, Fourth, Federal and District of Columbia Circuits; United States Court of Federal Claims; United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Virginia and the District of Columbia
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1972
University of Rochester, B.A., 1969
Since 1991, Lenore has been practicing as a freelance lawyer, preparing and arguing motions and appellate briefs, and performing other litigation support and research projects for corporate general counsels and attorneys in private practice. She also practices elder law, and is certified by the Supreme Court of Virginia as a guardian ad litem for incapacitated adults.
In addition, Lenore is of Counsel to Boone & Associates, P.C., a northern Virginia firm concentrating on health care law. Previously, she was of Counsel to the former Gebhardt & Associates, LLP, a Washington, DC, employment law firm.
Before launching her own practice, Lenore was a trial attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, responsible for cases in the U.S. District Courts, Claims Court, and Circuit Courts of Appeal, primarily in the areas of government contracts and challenges to the administration of federal programs. She was involved in precedent-setting litigation under the Equal Access to Justice and Contract Disputes Acts, and handled numerous cases concerning federal housing and energy programs and civilian personnel actions, among other areas.
Before going to the Department of Justice, as an attorney with the Federal Trade Commission, Lenore was one of the architects of the Division of Consumer Protection’s Unfair Credit Practices Rule. In that role, she performed substantial empirical research on consumer credit problems in addition to legal research and writing.
Lenore is a Volunteer Motions Conciliator with the Fairfax County, Virginia, Circuit Court. She is also fluent in French.