Lydia Turnage focuses her practice on complex litigation matters. During law school, Ms. Turnage was a judicial extern to the Honorable Richard J. Sullivan of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and to the Honorable Valerie Caproni of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. She also was a summer associate at WilmerHale, a research assistant to two law professors, a legal intern in the Criminal Division, Civil Rights Unit of the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. Before law school, Ms. Turnage worked as a legal intern at an education law firm. 


  • Education

    • JD, Columbia University Law School, 2021

      James Kent Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Dean’s Honors

      Executive Articles Editor, Columbia Journal of Law & Social Problems

    • BA, Government, Georgetown University, 2018

      magna cum laude 

      Phi Beta Kappa

  • Admissions

    • New York