Leesburg lawyer Benjamin D. Leigh was the 2020 recipient of the Traver Scholar award from the the Real Property Section of the Virginia State Bar and Virginia Continuing Legal Education.
The award, named for real estate lawyer Courtland L. Traver, honors men and women who embody the highest ideals and expertise in the practice of real estate law. Traver Scholars are Real Property Section members who have made significant contributions to the practice of real property law generally and the section specifically.
Leigh, who practices with Atwill, Troxell & Leigh PC, works with clients on a variety of business and real estate matters, in transactions, planning and litigation.
A graduate of the University of Richmond and its law school. Leigh is a past chair of the Real Estate Section of the Virginia Bar Association. He currently is an area representative for the Real Property Section of the VSB.
He was presented with the award over the summer.