Energy & Environmental Law
Employer: Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy
Leigh is a Senior Staff Attorney at the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy and has served on the board of Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy since 2010, most recently as Chair. Leigh’s legal experience includes practicing environmental law at a private law firm in Minneapolis, clerking for the honorable Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks at the Minnesota Court of Appeals, and teaching legal writing at her alma mater.
Leigh graduated salutatorian from William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law), has a Masters of Science in Conservation Biology from the University of Minnesota, and has a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science and Biology from Tufts University. Leigh regularly appears at the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to advocate for economic solutions to fight climate change.