Attorney Leighton is a Board Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist. He represents injured persons in work-related injuries and other personal injury matters. He was previously employed as a claims representative and defense attorney representing insurance companies and their insureds. He is a past Chair of the Connecticut Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section and served as Vice-Chair and Continuing Legal Education Chair. He has lectured on workers' compensation and personal injury topics and authored articles in the CBA Compensation Quarterly. He served as President of the Tolland County Bar Association and is a member of Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.