• University of Washington, J.D., with honors, 1984
    Honors: Order of the Coif; Order of the Barristers

  • University of Washington, B.A., with honors, 1981
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Elizabeth A. Leedom

Senior Of Counsel

Liz is an experienced trial lawyer who has represented hospitals, physicians and other providers in medical malpractice cases for over 33 years. She has special expertise on cases involving obstetrics, neurosurgery, anesthesia, and emergency medicine. In addition to her work with health care providers, she has represented medical device and product manufacturers. Liz has tried over 65 malpractice cases to verdict. She is regularly selected on the Washington Super Lawyers® list, most recently in 2021 when she was also selected to the Top 50 Women Lawyers.  She was also selected to Best Lawyers® 2021 list in the Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants section.  Most recently, Liz has been invited to serve on University of Washington Medicine’s Oversight Committee for the Collaborative for Accountability and Improvement.

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  • Washington State Bar Association

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington

  • American Board of Trial Advocates – Washington Chapter

  • American College of Trial Lawyers

  • International Society of Barristers

  • Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

  • Washington Women Lawyers

  • University of Washington School of Law

  • University of Washington School of Medicine

  • Medic One Foundation

  • Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center