Sydney McFarlin
Attorney
Boise
p. 208.473.7009
Licensed in Idaho, Oregon, and Utah
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Sydney is an Idaho licensed attorney focusing on business law and healthcare. Sydney graduated from the Boise State Honors College with bachelor’s degrees in accountancy and finance. She earned her law degree from the University of Idaho, College of Law.

Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, she moved to Idaho to pursue higher education. After her undergraduate degree she worked for Deloitte as an audit associate. Sydney then worked for a start-up custom software company, which led her to attend law school. During law school, Sydney was the Symposium Editor of the Idaho Law Review, and served Idaho Senators conducting research during legislative session.

While at Smith + Malek, Sydney’s passion for working with mission-driven organizations has grown. Her work with Federally Qualified Health Centers has expanded from Idaho to include Oregon and Utah, where she also holds licensure. Sydney excels at helping her clients navigate strategic initiatives and solve complex problems.

In her free time, Sydney enjoys listening to live music, watching Las Vegas Golden Knights hockey, and spending time with her family.

What’s your favorite place to visit?
The beach.

What’s the first thing you do in the morning?
Turn on music and pour a cup of coffee.

If you weren’t a lawyer, what would you be?
A professional designer or architect.