Katie Swenson is a Legal Assistant in the Washington, DC office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a national law firm with offices in the District of Columbia, New York, California, Tennessee, and Maryland. She received her B.A. from the University of Virginia, where she was awarded membership to the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
During her time at the University of Virginia, Katie interned with the Legal Aid Justice Center and the UVA Women’s Center Legal Clinic to help provide legal services to the greater Charlottesville community. She worked with recent immigrants at the International Rescue Committee both as an English tutor and as an immigration intern. These experiences helped develop her interest in the field of law, particularly in immigration, civil rights, and human rights law.
Katie plans on attending law school in the future and hopes to pursue a career in public interest law.
- B.A., University of Virginia, 2020