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Ashleigh LeitchAshleigh Leitch
Ashleigh Leitch
Attorney
60 South Sixth Street
Suite 2700
Minneapolis, MN 55402
P 612.843.5824
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My goal is to get the right result for you, whether conducting an investigation, negotiating a settlement, pursuing a lawsuit through trial, or advocating upon appeal.

Ashleigh Leitch specializes in employment litigation and advice for companies, non-profits, municipalities, and individuals. As a member of the labor and employment team, Ashleigh has handled cases involving non-compete, medical and parenting leaves, trade secret, wage and hour, and discrimination claims in state and federal court. Ashleigh has also written and revised employee handbooks and has presented on topics ranging from Minneapolis’s paid sick leave ordinance to medical marijuana in the workplace.

Experience
  • Defended wage-and-hour class action in federal court.
  • Obtained temporary restraining order against client’s former employee who violated his non-compete.
  • Defeated trade secret violation claim against our client at trial.
  • Prevailed on FMLA retaliation claim for client at trial, resulting in a judgment of $340,000 plus attorneys fees.
  • Argued before Minnesota Supreme Court regarding administrative warrant requirement for rental housing inspections.
Related Practices
Education
University of Minnesota Law School, 2012, J.D., cum laude
College of Saint Benedict, 2009, B.A., summa cum laude
Admissions
State of Minnesota
State Of North Dakota
State of Wisconsin
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth District
United States District Court, District of Minnesota
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
Language(s)
Firm News
Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
Community Associations
  • Minnesota Justice Foundation, Director, 2015 - present
  • WomenWinning, Director, 2017 - present
  • Launch Committee of WomenWinning, Chair, 2017 - present
  • Volunteer Lawyers Network, Pro Bono Volunteer, 2015 - present
After Hours

Every year at the Minnesota State Fair, Ashleigh makes sure to order cheese curds, listen to live music at The Current’s booth, pet the lambs at the Miracle of Life shed, and admire the political seed art.

Ashleigh's Team
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