Shelby Leighton is the 2015-2016 Alan Morrison Supreme Court Assistance Fellow in the Litigation Group. Ms. Leighton graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif, a Global Law Scholar, and an editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Law. Following law school, she clerked for the Honorable Jeffrey L. Hjelm of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
Before law school, Ms. Leighton was a Research Associate at the Council on Foreign Relations, and she earned her undergraduate degree from Claremont McKenna College, where she graduated cum laude.
Ms. Leighton is admitted to the California bar.