Sydney graduated from Liberty University School of Law in 2018 with her juris doctorate. She is a licensed attorney in the state of Washington. During law school Sydney competed nationally on Liberty University School of Law’s Trial Team doing civil trials and arbitrations. Sydney is originally from Canada, so she brings a unique international perspective to all the work she does. Feel free to talk to Sydney about her love of Canada, the Pacific Northwest, or a hot tea.
The Slidewaters saga continued this week, with Freedom Foundation attorney Sydney Phillips arguing on June 7 before a three-judge panel …
Concluding a yearlong process, the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) in July adopted a Freedom Foundation-supported regulation making it easier …
The battle may have been lost, but the war is not over. Shortly after having been denied a temporary restraining order (TRO) in Federal Court in the Eastern District of Washington, Freedom Foundation attorneys last week filed for a preliminary injunction on behalf of Slidewaters LLC, a Lake Chelan water park.
I was privileged this past week to argue a lawsuit before the Division 2 Court of Appeals in Tacoma over whether the Washington State Department of Health and Social Services’ obvious foot-dragging in response to a valid Freedom Foundation information request violates the state’s Public Records Act and Supreme Court precedent.
When union leaders are caught red-handed trying to conceal the extent of their political activity from the public, campaign finance officials and their own dues-paying members, their response typically depends on the size of their liability.
Cindy Ochoa’s long — but ultimately successful — quest for justice is a case study in just how reprehensible SEIU 775’s operatives can be, how little concern the union has for anything but its members’ dues money and how doggedly the Freedom Foundation pursues litigation on behalf of workers’ rights.
Only a few months on the job, Freedom Foundation Litigation Counsel Sydney Phillips kept the organization’s winning streak alive on Feb. 27 when she persuaded a Division 2 appellate court commissioner in Tacoma to dismiss SEIU 775’s latest frivolous motion.