Sonia focuses her practice on traditional labor and employment law, while also assisting with OSHA compliance issues. She handles routine HR matters for employers, such as drafting handbooks, reviewing policies and procedures, and training on hot-button issues. When an EEOC complaint is filed or the threat of litigation looms, Sonia dives in to handle research, investigation and discovery. Recently, Sonia achieved a favorable settlement in a breach of employment agreement dispute.
Employers appreciate Sonia’s genuine interest and engagement in their business. She’s approachable, inquisitive, and invests the time necessary to learn all angles of an issue. She often conducts HR training for employers on topics including employee hiring processes, compensation requirements, best practices for employee performance issues, and best practices for employee discharge. She brings a diverse perspective to clients and is actively engaged in fostering diversity within the firm with memberships on the firm’s Diversity Committee and Summer Associate Recruiting Committee for the Denver office.
Sonia is on the Board of the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, which is committed to expanding legal opportunities for Hispanic attorneys within Colorado. She also strives to engage and educate Latino students about careers in the legal industry. She mentors for Law School…Si Se Puede and frequently speaks to the Latino Law Student Association at her alma mater, the University of Colorado.