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Steptoe’s Tyechia White Elected Chair of WBA’s Young Lawyers Division

(June 13, 2017, Washington, DC) — Steptoe & Johnson LLP is pleased to announce that associate Tyechia White has been elected chair of the Washington Bar Association’s (WBA) Young Lawyers Division. The Young Lawyers Division was established in 1997 as a division of the WBA. The group of approximately 200 attorneys practicing in the Washington metropolitan area provides networking and professional development opportunities for its members and encourages community awareness and a commitment to service and civil rights.

At Steptoe, Ms. White focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation. Her practice involves all stages of trial and appellate litigation in federal and state court, including fact and expert witness preparation, appellate briefing, procedural strategy, and management of discovery. Ms. White participates in Steptoe’s pro bono program and serves as a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. For the past three years, Washington, DC Super Lawyers has named Ms. White to its Rising Stars list.

Ms. White was awarded a J.D., cum laude, by Howard University School of Law, where she was a dean’s fellow, a senior member of the Howard Law Journal. She earned a B.A. in English and African-American Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a Gates Millennium Scholar. From 2009-2010, Ms. White clerked for the Honorable Alexander Williams, Jr. of the US District Court for the District of Maryland.

Please visit the Washington Bar Association Young Lawyers Division for more information.

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