Lydia obtained her J.D. from Columbia Law School, and her B.A. from Dartmouth College, magna cum laude. Lydia worked at Skadden’s New York and D.C. offices before joining Williams & Connolly in 2021. During law school, she participated in the Mediation Clinic, as well as the Native American Law Students Association Moot Court Team. At the national NALSA moot court competition, she won first place for best oral advocate. She also won the Trial Practice Award in her 3L year.