Advisory Board

Leigh Fulwood, J.D.

Leigh Fulwood, J.D. is Corporate Counsel at Costco Wholesale. Among her responsibilities at Costco are legal support for privacy, information security and technology, as well as brand protection, both online and otherwise.
Leigh was previously Senior Corporate Counsel at WRQ where she supported the software integration business unit; negotiated large enterprise software sales for integration and emulation products; managed trademark and patent portfolio and brand/patent defense strategies; and managed export compliance function.
She was former in-house regional counsel for Telecommunications, Inc., where among other responsibilities, she worked on the constant problem of piracy of both connectivity and content. (The company was acquired by AT&T, which was then acquired by Comcast.)
Leigh was former counsel for an AT&T pilot business unit that deployed voice, Internet, and cable television services, was former in-house attorney for Verizon (then known as GTE), and she has represented many large and small technology and Internet companies as outside counsel.
She holds patent Method and system for automated electronic conveyance of hidden data.
Leigh earned her B.A. (summa cum laude) at the University of Mississippi and her J.D. (Order of the Coif) at The College of William and Mary – Marshall Wythe Law School where she was an executive editor of the law review. She also was clerk to the Honorable E. Grady Jolly, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.