Email: smontgomery (at) markhamlegal (dot) com

Email: smontgomery (at) markhamlegal (dot) com

Sydney Montgomery received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2018. While at Harvard, Sydney served as a student attorney litigating motions and divorce hearings in Massachusetts Family and Probate Court and Norfolk County Superior Court. She counseled clients in domestic violence, divorce, and custody matters. She was a clinical student at the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office Child and Youth Protection Unit researching issues pertinent to litigation surrounding the DACA program and due process issues in care and protection cases in Massachusetts. She also drafted national, state, and local toolkits through the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and provided advice on the Maryland Food Charter Project. Sydney served as the Co-Symposium chair for the Harvard Negotiation Law Review and served for two years as the Social Chair for the Black Law Students Association.

Prior to joining the firm, Sydney clerked for the Honorable Joan E. Ryon at the Montgomery County Circuit Court. A native of Montgomery County, Sydney was a summer associate for the Office of the County Attorney and Montgomery County Council as well as a law clerk for the Montgomery County office of the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau. In addition to her legal work, Sydney is the Owner and Founder of S. Montgomery Admissions Consulting, an independent educational consulting company serving 9-12th, transfer, and graduate students.

In 2019, Ms. Montgomery was accepted as an Associate Member of the Montgomery County Inn of Court, which is a professional association devoted to developing the ethical and trial advocacy skills of local litigators.

Memberships: Maryland Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association, Women’s Bar Association, J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association

Law School: Harvard Law School, J.D., 2018

Bar Admissions: Maryland, 2018

Undergraduate: Princeton University, Bachelor’s of Arts in English; Certificate in French Language and Culture, 2015