Sonya Bishop

Sonya C. Bishop

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Sonya is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s Global Tax Practice Group in New York. She advises clients on litigation and administrative tax controversies. Before joining Baker McKenzie, Sonya served as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Richard T. Morrison and the Hon. Christian N. Weiler of the US Tax Court.

Practice Focus

Sonya concentrates her practice on advising US and non-US clients on federal tax controversy matters. She works with clients in a diversity of industries, including clients working in the life sciences, technology, and non-profit sectors.


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (2023)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York~United States (2022)
  • US Tax Court~United States (2020)
  • New York (2020)


  • Temple University Beasley School of Law (JD, magna cum laude, Executive Editor - Temple Law Review, Order of the Coif) (2018)
  • Princeton University (BA) (2010)