Davis B. Leigh


Davis Leigh is a litigator who counsels clients on a wide array of issues. With a background in banking and business, he is able to draw upon his practical experience and familiarity with the law to provide constructive solutions to intricate legal concerns.

In law school, Davis externed for both Judge Mary Jo Heston and Judge Brian Lynch in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington. He also externed for the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, where he conducted research in a variety of areas including property law, constitutional law, employment law, and environmental law. In addition, Davis served as the executive editor of the American Indian Law Journal.

Davis completed his fall clerkship at Schwabe in the autumn of 2021.



  • Contributed to several written and verbal opinions surrounding a wide area of bankruptcy issues.
  • Researched and drafted short legal memorandums for issues relating to bankruptcy and related law.
  • Conducted legal research for King County in a variety of areas, including property law, constitutional law, statutory interpretation, employment law, and environmental law.
  • Assisted King County Prosecutors in researching and drafting a brief before the Washington Supreme Court.

Memberships & Awards


  • American Indian Law Journal, Executive Editor 2019-2021


  • CALI Awards for Criminal Law (2018), Civil Procedure (2018), Constitutional Law (2019), Federal Indian Law (2020), Legal Writing II (2019), Antitrust Law (2020), and Secured Transactions (2019).

Resources & Ideas





Washington State Courts

Outside The Office