Alyssa Milstead focuses her practice on complex litigation matters. She joined WilmerHale in 2022 as a summer associate.

While in law school, Ms. Milstead served as the editor in chief of the Harvard Journal of Law & Gender, a student attorney in the Education Law Clinic, a Youth Advocacy & Policy Lab fellow, and a board member of Advocates for Education. Ms. Milstead also gained legal experience as a judicial extern for the Honorable Lucy Koh of the US District Court for the Northern District of California.

Before pursuing a legal career, Ms. Milstead taught high school English in Stockton, California.


  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 2023

      Editor in Chief, Harvard Journal of Law & Gender

      Youth Advocacy & Policy Lab Fellow

      Student Attorney, Education Law Clinic

      Board Member, Advocates for Education

    • BA, English Teaching, Boise State University, 2017

      magna cum laude
  • Admissions

    • California



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