Sydney P. Weathersby concentrates her practice in health care law, focusing on medical malpractice defense. She holds a B.A. in History from the University of Michigan and a J.D., Cum Laude, from the Valparaiso University Law School.
While in law school, Ms. Weathersby was a member of the Law Review. As a Notewriter, she wrote "A Deep Dive into Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG): Is LNG a Clean Enough and Positive Energy Source for Globalized Trade or a Port Nuisance?" As the Executive Editor of Lectures & Symposia for the Law Review, she hosted a fall Environmental Symposium, "Continuing to Fight Today’s Environmental Challenges: Climate Change, Health Concerns, Energy, and Food Supply." Ms. Weathersby acquired her Indiana 2.1 Legal Intern License to practice law as a supervised student while working with the Valparaiso's Civil Clinic.
Outside of Johnson & Bell, Ms. Weathersby is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Chicagoland Healthcare Risk Management Society, the Cook County Bar Association, and the Black Women Lawyers Association.