The Leslie Fay Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: LFAY) reported today financial results for its first quarter ended April 1, 2000. For the first quarter of 2000, net sales rose 9.4% to $66.9 million, from $61.1 million for the first quarter ended April 3, 1999. Excluding sales under the recently acquired Liz Claiborne Dress license of $6.