Overview

Sonul (Sony) has assisted with a wide range of commercial litigation matters, including helping to file procedural motions, engaging in document review, and researching pretrial discovery-related issues. In her former role as a law clerk, she helped resolve settlement disputes and researched and drafted legal opinions. She takes pride in pairing an innovative problem-solving approach with top-knotch writing skills to draft concise and effective communication to clients and judges alike.

Sony is committed to pro bono legal work and has worked on matters involving civil rights, immigration law, and constitutional law issues.

  • Credentials

    Education

    • University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2016
      The University of Chicago Legal Forum, Articles Editor
      The University of Chicago Corporate Lab Transactional Challenge, Finalist
    • Duke University, B.A., 2013, summa cum laude
      The Chronicle, Associate Editor, Columnist, Staff Writer
      Phi Beta Kappa
      Dean’s List with Distinction
    • New College - Oxford University, Summer Program, 2012

    Bar Admissions

    • New York
      • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
      • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

          Clerkships

          • Hon. Cheryl Pollak, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, Law Clerk (2016-2017)

          Professional Memberships

          • New York State Bar Association
        • Citizenship

          Pro Bono Activities

          • Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights Clinic, Student Advocate (2016-2017)
          • Orleans Public Defenders, Spring Break of Service Volunteer (2015)

          As a summer associate, Sony worked on a Section 1983 civil rights case advocating on behalf of a formerly incarcerated individual with claims of mistreatment and refusal of medical care.