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Sydney Willmann is an associate in Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group.

Prior to joining the firm, Sydney served as a law clerk for the Hon. R. David Proctor on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. Sydney received her J.D. (cum laude) from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where she served as the managing editor for the Cumberland Law Review. She was named Best Oralist in the Justice Janie L. Shores Moot Court Competition and was on the 2019 National Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Team. During law school, she served as an associate justice for the Henry Sims Moot Court Executive Board and was a student volunteer for the Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyer’s Program. Sydney earned a B.A. in Journalism from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

No Worse for Butter: Ninth Circuit Says Popcorn’s “Secret” Ingredient Does Not Confer Article III StandingThe Ninth Circuit recently determined that the mere presence of artificial trans fats in popcorn (i.e., the “butter” in butter flavored popcorn) does not create an injury that confers Article III standing.

In McGee v. S-L Snacks National, a consumer brought a putative class action alleging economic and physical injuries caused by