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Overview

A natural advocate, Skye is dedicated to client defense.

Skye is passionate in her representation of clients. She understands that all good client advocacy begins with due diligence, thoroughly researching each unique client matter in order to offer the best customized strategies and solutions.

Collaborating with legal teams, Skye has experience working on a broad range of legal issues for a variety of industrial sectors. In particular, she has reviewed product liability and labeling for a large national chemical and consumer manufacturer. Skye has also assisted with complex, innovative matters of:

  • Labor & employment
  • Real estate
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property

Clients appreciate Skye’s background as an English teacher, advocate and volunteer, which speaks to her natural inclination to defend others and act as their representative.


Service

Education

  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
    • Wisconsin International Law Journal
    • Moot Court Board, President
    • Bruce Beilfuss Memorial Award
    • Mathys Memorial Award for Outstanding Service
    • Black Law Student Association, Executive Chair
    • Dean’s List
  • M.A., Loyola Marymount University
    • Kappa Delta Pi
  • B.A., Boston College
  • Alberto Hurtado University, Santiago, Chile

Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Wisconsin Association of African American Lawyers (WAAL)

Languages

  • Spanish, proficient
Outside the Office

Skye loves to travel.

Skye has traveled to most South American countries, and lived in Colombia and Chile. She’s especially fond of Peru. At home, Skye enjoys cooking for friends and testing out family recipes. She remains ever hopeful of finding the perfect Bolognese sauce recipe.

Community Leadership

A history of advocacy.

Skye has mentored and tutored students in Watts, California, as a corps member of the City Year program. She also spent a year in Palmira teaching English to more than 100 vocational students as part of Colombia’s National Training Service.