Sydney Desai is the firm’s California-based legal assistant.  She grew up in Orange County, California, and went on to study political science at the University of California, San Diego.  After graduating from college, Sydney worked as a legal assistant at a plaintiff-side law firm, where she was the main point of contact for numerous clients throughout the litigation process.  Sydney currently studies law at UCLA School of Law, where she serves as a staff editor for the UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs and is a member of the Moot Court Honors Board.  In her free time, Sydney enjoys baking, embroidering, museums, and going to the beach.