W. FAITH McELROY
A North Carolina native, Faith received a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication with a Second Major in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During her time in undergrad, Faith wrote for the acclaimed student paper, The Daily Tar Heel. At UNC, Faith joined Alpha Phi Omega, a national co-ed service fraternity, where she was elected President of her pledge class and then Membership Vice President of the fraternity.
In August 2014 she moved to St. Louis to attend Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. She is the recipient of the Dean’s Public Service Award and the Scholar in Law Award. She was also a semi-finalist in the client counseling competition.
At Washington University, she was an editor of Washington University Law Review and a member of the Note Selection Committee. Her publications include Closing the Financial Privacy Loophole: Defining “Access” in the Right to Financial Privacy Act, 94 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1057 (2017). Faith earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in the Trust & Estates course.
Faith enjoys gaining exposure to new cultures and has visited eight countries. Faith lives in Dogtown and loves having Forest Park in her backyard. In her free time, Faith spends her time playing board games with friends, frequenting the St. Louis Zoo and Art Museum, and planning out her next trip abroad.