LaToya Sawyer-Ndizeye is a member of the firm’s Financial Services Section. She focuses her practice on tax-exempt loan and bond financing, real estate transactions and other lending matters.
In addition to her work with the firm, LaToya also participates in pro bono work for the Homeless Experience Legal Protection Program at Mercy Hospital and the Protection From Abuse Clinic in Allegheny County.
LaToya was a 2011 & 2012 Buchanan Summer Associate. She speaks Spanish, conversationally.
Before entering the legal realm, LaToya worked as an English teacher in San Vito, Costa Rica, where she helped with community development and cultural enrichment that focused on programming, community service projects and global awareness. She also worked as an editorial intern for Delta Sky Magazine and was a faculty advisor for the Congressional Youth Leadership Conference.
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2013, Managing Editor, Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law
Wake Forest University, B.A., 2006, cum laude