Sofya is the front line associate on all employment matters, handling filings, pleadings, discovery, motions and settlement negotiations on a day to day basis, and as part of the team assigned to every case, including a senior litigation attorney and a legal clerk.
Prior to joining Mann & Elias, Sofya served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Ronald S.W. Lew of the United States District Court, Central District of California. She also drafted and negotiated contracts for L3Harris, a global aerospace and defense subcontractor.
During law school, she was a member of Loyola’s Transactions and Negotiations Team and served as a Production Editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review. Sofya is fluent in Russian.