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.
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.
On Nov. 16, Freedom Foundation attorneys filed an unfair labor practice (ULP) complaint against the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) on behalf of state employee Ramona Christensen-Russell with the Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC).