- J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School (2008), Order of the Coif; Vanderbilt Law Review, Senior Notes Editor
- B.A., Smith College (2001)
- U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, The Honorable James M. Rosenbaum, Judicial Clerk (2008-2010)
- EMILY’s List, Political Research Associate (2001-2005)
Sybil Dunlop joined Greene Espel in 2010 after clerking for the Honorable James M. Rosenbaum of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. Sybil uses the skills that she developed as a federal law clerk to represent clients in both the public and private sectors. Sybil graduated from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2008, Order of the Coif, where she served as Senior Notes Editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review. An active legal scholar, Sybil has written articles that have appeared in the St. John’s Law Review and Vanderbilt University Law Review. She received her B.A. in Government from Smith College.
Sybil writes about all things law-related in her monthly column for Minnesota Lawyer and weekly posts on Lawyerist.
State of Minnesota
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
TEACHING AND LECTURING
"Excessive Force: Recent Federal and State Cases Every Practitioner Should Know," Police Liability Seminar, Lorman Education Services (February 2011)
AWARDS AND OTHER RECOGNITION
2L Mock Trial Champion and Top Litigator Award Recipient; Best Brief Award 2006; Scholastic Achievement Awards: Conflicts of Law, Professional Responsibility, and Legal Writing
The Honorable Joan N. Ericksen & Sybil Dunlop, Hearsay Definition & Exclusionary Rule 2011 Update, in Minnesota Courtroom Evidence Deskbook (2011).
Sybil L. Dunlop & Elizabeth Cowan Wright, Plausible Deniability: How the Supreme Court Created a Heightened Pleading Standard, 33 HAMLINE L. REV. 205.
Sybil L. Dunlop & Steven D. Maloney, Justice Is Hard, Let's Go Shopping! Trading Justice for Efficiency under the New Aggregate Settlement Regime, 83 ST.JOHN'S L. REV. 521 (2009).
Sybil L. Dunlop, Are an Empty Head and a Pure Heart Enough? Mens Rea Standards for Judge-Imposed Rule 11 Sanctions, 61 VAND.L. REV. 615 (2008).
Coach, University of St. Thomas Mock Trial Team