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Ben Leigh is a native of Northern Virginia, with deep
ties to the legal profession and the communities of Fairfax and Loudoun

He has for several years been voted among the
"Legal Elite" in Real Estate in Virginia Business Magazine's peer-surveyed publication. He holds the "Preeminent" AV-rating issued
by Martindale Hubbell. He is also a Commissioner in Chancery for the Circuit
Court of Loudoun County.

After clerking for the Chief Justice of the Supreme
Court of Virginia
, Ben practiced with the Fairfax firm of Blankingship &
Keith, P.C
., working alongside a number of lawyers recognized as elite in their
fields. In 2002, he joined Bill Atwill and William C. Mims to form Mims, Atwill
& Leigh, P.C.
, which now exists as Atwill, Troxell & Leigh, P.C. 


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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 35%
    20 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    20 years
  3. Land Use & Zoning: 25%
    20 years
  4. Commercial Real Estate: 10%
    20 years
  5. Appeals: 5%
    20 years

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  • Peter C Burnett

    Ben is a highly regarded practitioner in Northern Virginia. In addition to typical land use and zoning issues, Ben has compiled an impressive record in tax assessment challenges. At his firm the client will get small town attention and downtown expertise.


    Peter Burnett Personal injury Attorney
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Contact info

The John Carr House
101 North King Street
Leesburg, VA, 20176


VAAuthorized to practice law199603/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2011
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerAtwill, Troxell & Leigh, P.C.2002 - Present
AssociateBlankingship & Keith1997 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Loudoun Economic Dev. CommissionCommissioner2012 - Present
Virginia Bar Association, Real Estate SectionSecretary/Treasurer2011 - Present
Loudoun County Rural Economic Development CouncilMember2007 - 2009
Publication nameTitleDate
Fee Simple (Virginia State Bar Real Property Newsletter)All Good Things Must End: Statute of Limitations for Slander of Title in Virginia2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996