A litigator with more than a decade of experience, Leita represents news organizations and other defendants in libel litigation and in battles for press and public access to government and judicial records. Her media clients include the Minneapolis Star Tribune, American Public Media Group, Tribune Media Company, Quincy Media Inc., The Associated Press, and Fox/UTV Holdings, LLC. Leita also represents non-media entities in other types of content-related litigation, including false advertising and right of publicity cases.
Advertising and Privacy Counsel and Compliance
Before joining FaegreBD, Leita interned at The Christian Science Monitor and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. She also worked at The Lawrence Journal-World.
Leita has four kids, four chickens and a hive of bees. She gardens, bikes and plays pick-up basketball. She lives by the words of Ruth Bader Ginsburg that each part of her life provides a respite from the other.