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Leigh Benjamin Middleditch

educator , lawyer

Leigh Benjamin Middleditch, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Virginia 1957.


Middleditch, Leigh Benjamin was born on September 30, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Leigh Benjamin and Hope Tiffin (Noble) Middleditch.


University of Virginia (Bachelor of Arts, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, 1957). Omicron Delta Kappa. Lecturer on Civil Procedure in the School of Law and Legal Aspects of Business, Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia, since 1958.

Legal Adviser, University of Virginia, 1968-1972. President, Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association, 1979-1980. Member of Council, since 1988.


Associate James H. Michael, Junior, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1957-1959. Partner Battle, Neal, Harris, Minor & Williams, 1959-1968. Legal adviser University Virginia, 1968-1972.

Partner McGuire, Woods, Battle & Boothe (now McGuire Woods LLP), 1972-1999, of counsel, since 2000. Vice president McGuire Woods Consultant LLC, since 2001. Lecturer Graduate Business School, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1958-1990, lecturer Law School, 1970-1990.


  • Bar: Virginia 1957.



Chairman University Virginia Health Services Foundation, 1988-1997. Board managers University Virginia Alumni, 1994-2001, president, 2000-2001. Board directors, chairman Virginia Health Care Foundation, 1997-1998.

Trustee Claude Moore Foundation, since 1991. Board visitors University Virginia, 1990-1994. Trustee Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Monticello, 1994-2002, Montpelier Foundation, since 2010.

Chair University Virginia Miller Foundation for Study of Presidency, 2000-2010, board member Montpelier Foundation, 10-. Fellow American Bar Foundation, Virginia Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association (board governors 1999-2002), Virginia State Bar (council, chairman board governors various sections), Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association (president 1979-1980), University Virginia Law School Alumni Association (president 1979-1981), United States C. of Chamber (board directors 1998—2004), Virginia Chamber of Commerce (president 1988-1990), Omicron Delta Kappa.


Married Betty Lou Givens, June 27, 1953. Children: Leigh III, Katherine Middleditch McDonald, Andrew B.

Leigh Benjamin Middleditch

Hope Tiffin (Noble) Middleditch

Betty Lou Givens

Leigh III Middleditch

Katherine Middleditch McDonald Middleditch

Andrew B Middleditch