Leithia is an experienced technology licensing and compliance attorney on the Commercial team at GitHub, a global code collaboration company. Her responsibilities include commercial, licensing, and strategic transactions and regulatory compliance in the US, Canada, and Latin America. She also serves GitHub as subject matter expert on the banking and financial services industries.

Leithia started her legal career in private practice representing financial services clients in compliance and litigation matters. She then joined Capital One supporting the Card and Financial Services lines of business with strategic technology transactions, regulatory compliance, and post-acquisition integrations in the US, UK, and Canada before joining GitHub. She earned her bachelor and law degrees from the University of Richmond and is admitted to practice in Virginia.

When she is not practicing, you can find Leithia road tripping with the family, tutoring at the YMCA, and serving on the board of URBAN, her alma mater’s black alumni network.