Professional Biography
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Leigh Sylvan Associate

  • Seattle

    D +1.206.359.3880

    F +1.206.359.9000

    Seattle

    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA

    +1.206.359.3880

    LSylvan@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

Leigh Sylvan is experienced in general litigation matters, including internal investigations, white collar and regulatory defense, and international arbitration. As part of her pro bono practice, Leigh has obtained federal habeas relief for a client, and she has worked on international criminal and human rights matters.

Related Employment

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York, Associate, 2013 - 2017

Clerkships

  • Hon. Allyne R. Ross, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2011 - 2012

  • Hon. Ronald M. Gould, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2010 - 2011

RELATED INFORMATION

Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Washington

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D.,
    cum laude
    , 2010,
    Harvard International Law Journal, Member
  • Tufts University, M.A., Law; Diplomacy, 2010
  • Rice University, B.A., History,
    summa cum laude
    , 2004