Role Model

Leann Opotowsky Moses, Esq.

Partner, Carver Darden

Annually since 1986, YLC has selected a class of outstanding New Orleanians who serve as Role Models by actively contributing to the betterment of the Greater New Orleans region. These individuals are an inspiration to YLC’s young professional members and to the community at large.

Leann Moses is a partner with Carver Darden, practicing bankruptcy and commercial litigation.

She received her B.A. from Vanderbilt University in History in and her J.D. in from Tulane University School of Law. She is married to Ted Moses and has three children Sam, Max and Jordan.

Outside of her firm, Leann has tirelessly served a wide variety of community organizations who are improving New Orleans for future generations. She is the current Vice Chair of the Board of the Greater New Orleans Foundation, and has previously chaired the Grants Committee, and the Community Revitalization Committee. Leann also serves on the Emeritus Board and is Past Chair of Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana. She serves on the regional board and is Past Chair of the Anti-Defamation League. Leann is a member of the Isidore Newman School Advancement Committee and serves the Newman Parents Association in various capacities.

In recognition for her outstanding community service, Leann has earned many accolades. She is a past recipient of a Tulane Hillel Leading Forward Award (2015), St. Elizabeth’s Guild Volunteer Activist Award (2008), CitiBusiness Women of the Year (2005), the Anti-Defamation League’s Daniel R. Ginsburg Leadership Award (2004) and Southern Woman Magazine’s Women of Influence Spirit Award (2004).

Leann previously served on the boards of Catholic Charities Archdioceses of New Orleans, Isidore Newman School Board of Governors, Isidore Newman School Alumni Association Board and Touro Infirmary Foundation Board. She has also been involved with the Louisiana Children’s Museum, Women of the Storm, Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, the New Orleans Pro Bono Project, the Archbishop Hannan Community Appeal and Touro Infirmary Auxiliary.

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