Leigha comes from a retail background, helping with her family’s flower shop while growing up in her native Connecticut. After high school she went on to study Chemical Engineering at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She relocated to Philadelphia to attend the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University, where she served as Staff Editor of the Drexel Law Review and a member of the Inn of Court before graduating with honors in 2019.
Leigha was a judicial extern for Honorable Christopher J. Burke of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware and a legal researcher for a New Jersey intellectual property boutique where she covered topics in trademark and copyright law. She spent a year as a law clerk at a Philadelphia intellectual law boutique where she undertook research projects and assisted with utility and design patent matters. Before joining K & G Law, Leigha served as a Judicial Law Clerk to Honorable Robert O. Baldi where she conducted research for motion practice and drafted memoranda and opinions related to civil cases before the Court, including briefing issues relating to the law and code surrounding challenges to the 2020 U.S. election.