LeighAnne Thompson

LeighAnne Thompson

Associate Director, Law Library Digital Innovation
Associate Director, Technology, Innovation Law and Ethics (TILE) Program and Adjunct Professor

 Sullivan Hall 201-J


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  • Legal Research Methods
  • Employee Benefits
  • Law Practice Technology


  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Washington, 2007
  • J.D. magna cum laude, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2010 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Executive Editor
  • M.L.I.S., University of Illinois, 2016
  • Admitted to Practice in Washington State


LeighAnne Thompson teaches Advanced Legal Research, Advanced Research for Scholarly Writing, Law Practice Technology and Ethics, and she lectures for a variety of other classes and programs. Prior to joining the faculty, Ms. Thompson practiced Employee Benefits and ERISA law, most recently at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP. She also served as in-house counsel to a multi-employer healthcare organization. She received a Public Interest Law Initiative Fellowship in 2010 to provide legal services to not-for-profit organizations. She is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, American Association of Law Libraries, and Law Librarians of Puget Sound.



  • Infographics: Visual Content for Digital Natives, AALL RIPS-SIS Teach-In Kit, In Press, 2018.
  • The Evolution of Government Information Librarianship, CALL Bulletin, May 17, 2016.