Kaleigh N. Powell


TEL  (206) 682-5600
TEL  (206) 340-5991 (Direct)

Legal Assistant:  Linsey M. Teppner


Kaleigh’s practice focuses on a range of civil litigation matters, including class action and commercial cases.

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

While in law school, Kaleigh served as the President of the Moot Court Honor Board, a Managing Editor on the Washington Law Review, and a Hazelton Research Fellow.  She was also a member of the National Trial Competition Team and the University of Washington School of Law’s Mediation Clinic, and during her second year she won the Judge John C. Coughenour Award in Trial Advocacy for Best Oral Advocate.


  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, with high honors
    • Order of the Coif
    • Order of the Barristers
  • B.A., Political Science and Communications, University of Washington, magna cum laude
    • College Honors in Political Science
    • Phi Beta Kappa


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

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

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

Professional and Community Involvement

  • King County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • William L. Dwyer American Inn of Court
  • Assistant Coach, University of Washington Undergraduate Mock Trial Team
  • Young Lawyer Liaison – Washington State Bar Association Litigation Section (2020-2022)