Destiny Sykes is an associate in the Lansing office of Foster Swift, practicing as a member of both the Finance, Real Estate & Bankruptcy and Litigation practice groups, focusing on finance, real estate, and bankruptcy litigation.
Destiny started at Foster Swift in 2022 as a Summer Associate, conducting legal research and writing assignments for supervising attorneys and attended court proceedings, client meetings, and mitigations.
Prior to rejoining Foster Swift in 2023 after graduating law school, Destiny worked as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Justice Elizabeth Welch for the Michigan Supreme Court, researching cases' legal issues and advising Justice Welch on whether the Court should grant certain applications for leave appeal.
Destiny received her Juris Doctor summa cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law. While attending MSU Law, she received six Jurisprudence Achievement Awards which are awarded to the highest achieving student who earned the top grade in certain focus areas including Contracts, Property, Business Enterprises and Negotiation.
Memberships & Affiliations
- Co-Mentor, Civil Rights and Social Action, 2021-2022
- Could Michigan Highschoolers Soon Benefit from NIL Deals?, Foster Swift Business & Tax Law News, October 27, 2023
News & Events
- Preparing Women Business Leaders for 2024 Legal Challenges, Meltwater Newswire, February 20, 2024
- Foster Swift Swears in Four New Associates in Lansing, November 16, 2023
Michigan State University College of Law, summa cum laude J.D , 2023
Spring Arbor University, summa cum laude, B.A. History and Philosophy, 2020
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