MyShawndria Ward represents a variety of financial institutions in finance transactions. Her practice includes syndicated debt financings and asset-based lending. MyShawndria has an active pro bono practice that includes work for Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) and Lawyers Clearinghouse. She is an associate representative for the firm’s LGBTQ+ Lawyer Network.
While attending law school, MyShawndria was co-president of the Black Law Students Association, treasurer of the Student Government Association, and co-director of Boston University School of Law’s Be Yourself Orientation for diverse students. During her second year of law school, she provided legal counseling and assistance to individuals in the Housing, Employment, Family and Disability (HEFD) clinic. She also interned for Judge Erithe A. Smith of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. Prior to attending law school, MyShawndria was an Office Projects Assistant at a large international law firm.
Boston University School of Law, 2018, J.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Education, 2014, M.A.T.
Johns Hopkins University, 2013, B.A., History and Political Science
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Board of Directors, Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association
Recipient, Emanuel Hewlett Award, Boston University School of Law