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Leslie G. Baird

Of Counsel

Tel: (949) 477-5050
Direct: (801) 893-8001


Leslie G. Baird joined Wright, Finlay & Zak’s Compliance, Licensing and Regulatory Division in 2018. Her practice focuses on state and federal regulatory and compliance matters related to mortgage origination. Prior to joining Wright Finlay & Zak, Ms. Baird was an in-house counsel for a residential mortgage company in its regulatory and compliance division. Ms. Baird has extensive experience with licensing, operational compliance, and regulatory examinations throughout the country. Prior to her in-house experience, Ms. Baird clerked for the Honorable Todd Shaughnessy, Robin Reese, Elizabeth Hruby-Mills, and Katie Bernards-Goodman of the Utah Third District Court. Ms. Baird is active with both the CSBS State Examination System Industry Engagement Group and the CSBS State Licensed Industry Engagement Group and is a member of the Utah State Bar Banking & Finance Law Section. Ms. Baird is licensed to practice in Utah.


  • Brigham Young University (B.S., Exercise Sciences, 2008)
  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D., 2012)