Overview

Sony has assisted in a wide range of toxic tort and multi-jurisdictional product liability litigation. She has helped file procedural motions to challenge the admissibility of causation evidence, assessed toxicology exposure assessments, and analyzed companies’ historical factual development to create defense strategies for ongoing litigation. Sony has taken depositions of plaintiffs and other fact witnesses and has sharpened her writing skills by drafting dispositive motions and effective client communications.

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

    • District of Columbia
    • 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
        • Insights

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          News Release

          Three Pro Bono Wins for Military Veteran Clients

          Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce three pro bono client successes, resulting from the firm’s partnership with the Veterans Pro Bono Consortium.

          Blog Post

          The (Mobile) Hazards of Employer Take-Home Liability

          Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

        • 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.