Richard J. Leighton

Senior Fellow

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Richard J. Leighton, a trial and appellate lawyer as well as a commercial arbitrator and mediator, is a partner with Keller and Heckman LLP. He has a national practice representing business and trade association clients before federal and state courts, regulatory and self-regulatory bodies, legislative committees, and alternative dispute resolution forums. Leighton is most frequently involved in food, drug, environmental, and contract issues, especially those related to advertising, labeling, promotion, trademarks, and franchising. Named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the “50 Best Lawyers” in Washington, Leighton is also listed in Who’s Who and Who’s Who in American Law.