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Wealth Management Expert

Leslie Tipping

Practice Lead, Oil, Gas and Minerals Management


Prior to joining Northern Trust, Leslie was the Regional Director of Mineral Management at JP Morgan Chase Bank. She has also worked in Probate and Estate Planning for several years in Houston and Dallas. For over ten years, she was the Managing Crew Chief of Landmen, focusing on oil and gas activity primarily in Texas and Oklahoma. Her team provided complete land services to large oil & gas companies such as Devon and XTO. She has extensive experience in abstracting, title and title curative, due diligence, leasing and obtaining other oil & gas agreements.


In 1993, she earned her B.A. in Political Science from Texas Tech University and attended South Texas College of Law.


She is a Special Assets Regional Manager and Senior Vice President of Northern Trust.  She is an active member of the AAPL, DAPL and FWAPL.  Leslie also is a board member of a small operating company with drilling activities primarily in the Permian Basin.


Leslie is married and has four sons that keep her too busy to worry about the small things in life. Ipso facto, she is a super fan of High School Baseball, Middle School Choir, Intermediate School Academic Decathlons, and Youth Basketball.


In her role, Leslie is responsible for developing new oil and gas management relationships, as well as managing oil, gas and minerals held in trusts, estates and advisory accounts.


She is an active board member of the Northwood Woman’s Club.