Attorney / Shareholder
In addition, Leighton has served as lead counsel in representing clients (including publicly traded companies) in a variety of transactions, including asset sales, equity sales, financing transactions, corporate formations and restructures, credit facilities, and joint ventures.
As a former prosecutor with the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Leighton has, over his 30+ years in private practice, developed a national practice, litigating disputes in over 35 states, has tried numerous bench and jury trials in state and federal courts around the country, and has participated in arbitration proceedings in a variety of venues. Leighton has also handled appeals in numerous State appellate courts and US Courts of Appeals in the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Circuits.
Leighton has a BA degree from Vanderbilt University, a MA degree from the University of Maryland, and a JD from the University of Baltimore.
- J.D., University of Baltimore
- M.A., University of Maryland
- B.A., Vanderbilt University