She is a cum laude graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Boston College Law School. Prior to joining the University, Ms. Sinclair was in private practice. During her time in private practice, she was also a Special Prosecutor for the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office.
Ms. Sinclair has served as a steering committee member of the Boston Bar Association’s College and University Section; she is also a member of the Tax-Exempt Organizations and Employment Law Sections. Ms. Sinclair is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys, having been an invited presenter on various legal issues affecting higher education. She has also served as member of the faculty at Northeastern University, having taught Higher Education Law at the graduate level. Ms. Sinclair is a Board member of the National Council for Adoption, currently serving on its Executive Committee. In 2015 Ms. Sinclair received the Lawyers Weekly Top Women in Law award.