Biography

Sofia’s practice primarily focuses on coverage litigation and commercial property disputes. Her practice includes defending commercial carriers at various stages of litigation, as well as pre-suit evaluation of breach of contract and statutory bad faith claims. Sofia has experience drafting pleadings, preparing motions, and researching complex legal issues.

While in law school, Sofia served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Nancy K. Johnson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Sofia participated in her law school’s nationally ranked advocacy program and received an award for “Best Brief.” She was also an active member of the South Texas Law Review, the Board of Advocates, and Phi Delta Phi Honors Society.

Sofia is also a certified mediator

Education

  • South Texas College of Law  (J.D., 2020)
    • cum laude
    • Presidential Fellows Award
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award
  • University of Texas at Austin  (B.A., 2016)
    • Political Science and Business
    • McCombs School of Business Foundations Certificate

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2020

Professional and Community Activities

  • Houston Young Lawyers Association, 2020
  • Texas Exes Alumni Association, 2016

Languages

  • Spanish

Firm Highlights

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Recruiting in 2021

What is Robert Half’s process? How do they make sure that you get the best candidate for the role? Join Kevin and Andrew McNaughtan, Director of Legal Permanent Placement from Robert Half, talk about the candidate...

Experience

Thompson Coe Obtains Texas Supreme Court Victory in Shooting Accident Suit

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Concurrent Causation Is Key In Texas Storm Insurance Suits

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which ran from June 1 to Nov. 30, was a record-setting year according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.[1] The season produced 30 named storms, including 13 hurricanes...

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Thompson Coe Attorneys Argue Before the Texas Supreme Court

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The 2020 HR Recap

We’ve made it to the recap episode! The good, the bad, the ugly, and everything in between. Join Kevin and Elaine (Lainey) Luthens as they discuss it all including FFCRA legislation, OSHA, what they...

Experience

Claims Handling & Litigation: 2021 Freeze and Power Outage Catastrophe

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Thompson Coe Among Most Active Insurance Litigation Firms in the US, Study finds.

Thompson Coe Cousins & Irons was named among the most active law firms for insurance litigation over the past three years, according to LexMachina’s 2021 Insurance Report. Other firms identified in the report include...

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Thompson Coe Partner Gary Pate Wins Complete Defense Verdict in Bench Trial Involving Real Estate Dispute

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COVID-19 Response Team - Resources and Updates

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The COVID-19 Vaccine Part 2

The golden question: can you mandate the COVID-19 vaccine? EEOC has now given guidance surrounding vaccines in the workplace. Join Kevin Mosher and repeat guest, Stephanie Rojo from the Thompson Coe Austin office talk...