Sydney’s practice at Lee Smart includes all areas of civil defense litigation. Before moving to Seattle and joining Lee Smart, Sydney worked as an associate at a healthcare provider defense firm in Orange County, California.
Sydney graduated from California State University Fullerton in 2015 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business Administration Finance and Philosophy-Moral, Social, and Legal Philosophy for the Professions. In 2019, she earned her Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law.
During law school, Sydney was a member of the Business Law Society and graduated with honors in the Business Law concentration. She attained an Academic Excellence award and was a Dean’s Honor List student. Sydney interned for a family law office, business law office, and for the San Diego Public Defender’s Office for which she received the Pro Bono Honors Society Award for over 120 hours of pro bono work.
In law school, Sydney earned an Academic Excellence Award for achieving the highest grade in her Community Property class. She has experience in collection and eviction actions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, medical malpractice, and elder abuse claims and has been gaining experience in real estate and accounting malpractice actions.
California Western School of Law, JD 2019
California State University Fullerton, BA 2015
Washington State Bar
California State Bar
Washington State Bar Association
California State Bar Association