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.


  • New York~United States (2020)
  • US Tax Court~United States (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, "Fifty Years of Teaching and Scholarship: An Afternoon with Professor Reinstein (interview of Robert J. Reinstein)," Temple Law Review Online, Fall 2018

Author, "Poverty, Mental Health, and Technology: Using Medicaid Section 1315A Innovation Grants to Test Out Own-Time Telemental Health Technology,” Temple Law Review, June 2018