LeighAnne Thompson

Curriculum Vitae


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


Legal Research Methods
Employee Benefits
Law Practice Technology


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.