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Vanessa Destime


Associate
Vanessa Destime

Vanessa Destime represents clients in commercial litigation matters, including business and contract disputes, business tort claims, the defense of financial institutions, corporate and partnership breakups, and breach of fiduciary duty.  

Prior to joining Miles & Stockbridge, Vanessa completed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Michael W. Reed of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and an internship with the Honorable W. Michel Pierson of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where she earned the second highest national score as a competitor on the Mid-Atlantic Thurgood Marshall National Trial Team and was named Best Advocate of the Year in 2016. Vanessa was also an Executive Notes and Comments Editor of the University of Maryland Journal of Health Care Law and Policy and served as a law clerk in the Maryland Office of the Attorney General.

Affiliations & Recognition

Community Activities

  • Bridges Baltimore

  • Urban Alliance Baltimore

Professional Involvement

  • The Alliance of Black Women Attorneys of Maryland: Recording Secretary

  • University of Maryland Journal of Health Care Law and Policy: Executive Notes and Comments Editor (2016-2017)

Recognition

  • J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association Scholarship Recipient (2015)

  • Mid-Atlantic Thurgood Marshall National Trial Team: Best Advocate of the Year (2016)

  • University of Maryland Law Litigation and Advocacy Award

  • William H. and Madeline W. Murphy Scholarship Recipient (2014-2017)

Focus

Practices:

Speaking Engagements