Sheea T. Sybblis is currently a career law clerk for a federal district judge in the District of New Jersey.
Ms. Sybblis graduated with a B.S. in Biochemistry from the State University of New York at Stony Brook then obtained her M.B.A from Baruch College. She obtained her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2005, where she was symposium editor of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media, and Entertainment Journal, on the Board of Student Advisors and participated in the Fordham Mediation Clinic. She also won the CT Corporation Legal Essay Writing Competition on law and technology.
After law school, Ms. Sybblis worked as a corporate associate at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP before clerking for U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton in the District of New Jersey from 2006-2008.
Following her clerkship, Ms. Sybblis was an associate at Patton Boggs LLP. Her private practice was concentrated on complex toxic torts, product liability, environmental and commercial litigation. Ms. Sybblis has represented major corporations in the finance, agriculture and biotechnology industries in commercial litigations involving toxic torts, product liability and fraud. She has vital experience responding to complex toxic tort allegations and has participated in the defense of public and private entities in large-scale litigations such as the In re World Trade Center Litigation. Ms. Sybblis is particularly proficient at assessing scientific issues raised in litigations. She has performed intense regulatory compliance assessments, including the evaluation of potential risks and environmental liabilities. Ms Sybblis has also evaluated science data and medical information to provide integrated responses to claims in litigations.
Ms. Sybblis has provided pro bono representation to victims of domestic violence. She also worked on drafting an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of another pro bono client, the National Association for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
Ms. Sybblis is an approved mediator for Safe Horizon and has mediated community-based disputes. She also mediates in Small Claims Court.