Leigh Anne St. Charles


Leigh Anne St. Charles

Senior Litigation Counsel


Leigh Anne St. Charles is a Senior Litigation Counsel in the Nashville office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a national law firm with offices in Washington, DC, New York, California, Tennessee, and Maryland. She received her bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and History from Western Kentucky University and her law degree from Columbia Law School, where she was a James Kent and Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

Ms. St. Charles represents employees in individual and class actions involving discrimination, family and medical leave, employee benefits, and civil rights. Ms. St. Charles has also represented clients in a variety of pro bono matters, including in amicus briefing before the Supreme Court of the United States, tenant advocacy, and asylum and immigration petitions. Prior to joining Sanford Heisler Sharp, Ms. St. Charles was an associate at Arnold & Porter, LLP in Washington, DC, where her practice involved a variety of complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state court.

While in law school, Ms. St. Charles served as a notes editor for the Journal of Law and Social Problems, a board member for the American Constitution Society and Workers’ Rights Student Coalition, a teaching assistant for Disability Law, and tutored students through the Harlem Tutorial Project.



  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2014
  • Notes Editor, the Journal of Law and Social Problems
  • B.A., Western Kentucky University, 2010

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 2015
  • Tennessee, 2018

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2017

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According to the complaint, Home Depot has selected multiple poorly-performing funds for its 401(k) plan, allowed investment advisers to charge its employees unreasonable fees, and turned a blind eye to a kickback scheme between an investment adviser and the plan’s recordkeeper. Read More

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