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Hilary Leighty devotes her practice to a wide range of commercial and administrative litigation matters. Ms. Leighty has experience representing clients in a variety of business and contract disputes, employment law matters, and real estate disputes. Ms. Leighty also has experience in compliance audits and assisted with the 2021 and 2022 follow-up audits of USA Gymnastics’ compliance with the Daniels Report for the Protection of Young Athletes.

While in law school, Ms. Leighty worked as a summer associate at Krieg DeVault, in the Marion County Commercial Court as an extern for Judge Heather Welch, and at the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office as a Certified Legal Intern. Prior to embarking on her legal career, Ms. Leighty worked in professional sales for both a Fortune 500 company and major journalism organization in the Washington, DC area. 

Ms. Leighty serves on the firm’s Associates Committee and as a coordinator for the firm’s Summer Associate Program. Ms. Leighty is an active member of the Indianapolis community as a graduate of the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series, a member of the Junior League of Indianapolis, and a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Women and the Law Division.

Civic Involvement

  • Junior League of Indianapolis, Co-Chair of Civic Engagement Committee 

Professional Associations

  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Indianapolis Bar Association - Women and the Law Division, Member

Awards & Recognitions

  • Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2023

Seminars & Presentations

  • Presenter, "Unsafe Building and Code Enforcement," Accelerate Indiana Municipalities & IMLA Municipal Law Seminar, June 24, 2022



  • Legal Lean Sigma® White Belt


  • J.D. in Legal Studies, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2020
    • Full Tuition Merit-based Scholarship Recipient
    • Dean’s List, Spring 2018 and 2019
    • Moot Court Society Order of the Barristers, 2018
    • Tutor, Dean’s Tutorial Society
  • B.S. in Marketing and Management, Indiana University, School of Business, Bloomington, Indiana , 2014
    • Minor: Political Science
    • Certificate in Professional Sales

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Indiana (2020)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana (2020)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana (2020)