PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Kaleigh’s practice focuses on advocating for consumers in class actions and helping individual clients in commercial cases.

She represents plaintiffs in consumer protection and securities class actions around the country, and she was recently appointed to the Executive Committee representing plaintiffs in In re T-Mobile Customer Data Security Breach Litigation. Along with her Tousley Brain Stephens colleagues, Kaleigh also serves as Class Counsel for the settlement class in the Smartsheet Tender Offer Securities Litigation, and she plays a role in litigating cases against corporations like Apple and Accellion. Kaleigh dedicates her class practice to holding corporations accountable for harms they cause to their customers and to the public at large.

Kaleigh also represents individual clients in cases involving real estate, contracts, and partnership disputes, as well as securities arbitrations. She works with clients on finding a practical approach to meeting their needs in litigation.

Before she joined Tousley Brain Stephens, Kaleigh completed a federal clerkship with the Honorable Robert H. Cleland in the Eastern District of Michigan.

Education

  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, with high honors
    • Order of the Coif
    • Order of the Barristers
    • Managing Editor, Washington Law Review
    • President, Moot Court Honor Board
    • Judge John C. Coughenour Award in Trial Advocacy for Best Oral Advocate
  • B.A., Political Science and Communications, University of Washington, magna cum laude
    • College Honors in Political Science
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Washington State Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Professional Involvement and Recognition

Publications and Presentations

“A Nuanced Approach”: How Washington Courts Should Apply the Filed Rate Doctrine, 92 Wash. L. Rev. 481 (2017)

Panelist, Sedona Conference Working Group 1 Online Midyear Meeting (April 2020)

Panelist, Sedona Conference Working Group 11: The Sedona Conference Draft Commentary on Quantifying Violations Under U.S. Privacy Laws (June 2020)

Co-Presenter, Practical & Ethical Considerations for Social Media Discovery, WSBA Webinar on Technology and Licensing Law: Legal Challenges with Evolving Technologies (July 2020)

Panelist, Sedona Conference Working Group 11: Data Privacy Security Litigation Update (October 2021)

Professional Recognition

  • Selected as a 2022 Washington Rising Star by Super Lawyers®

Professional and Community Involvement

  • King County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • William L. Dwyer American Inn of Court
  • Young Lawyer Liaison – Washington State Bar Association Litigation Section (2020-2022)