Sydney Willingham graduated cum laude from the University of South Carolina, where she received a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), majoring in Criminal Justice and Political Science. She earned a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the Charleston School of Law.
While in law school, Sydney gained experience clerking for the Fifth Circuit Solicitor’s Office, participating as a research intern for the Supreme Court Historical Society, and working at the firm Bybee & Tibbals, LLC. She also was an active member of her school’s Children & Family Law Society where she served as Treasurer.
Sydney served as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem and participated in the Judicial Observation and Experience (J.O.E.) Program in family court. During her free time, Sydney enjoys reading, spending time with family & friends, tennis, cooking, and hanging out with her pets. At McCutchen McLean, LLC, Sydney serves as an associate attorney on our family law practice group.