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.
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)
- Co-author, "Moore Is Not Enough — How to Recover an Unconstitutional Tax," Tax Management International Journal, 31 July 2023
- Co-author, "Eaton on Appeal: Advanced Pricing Agreements Are Contracts," TAXES - International Tax Watch, January 2023
- Co-author, "Getting into the Weed(s): Representing Marijuana Businesses in Tax Matters," TAXES - The Tax Magazine, November 2022
- Co-author, "A Not-So-Jolly Catch-22," Tax Notes Federal, Vol. 172, July 2021
- Co-author, "A Jolly Good Outcome: Flora’s Full-Payment Rule Is No Jurisdictional Barrier Where Deficiency Is Improperly Assessed in Jolly v. United States," Tax News and Developments, June 2021
- Co-author, "Fifty Years of Teaching and Scholarship: An Afternoon with Professor Reinstein (interview of Robert J. Reinstein)," Temple Law Review Online, Fall 2018
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