Sophie is an associate in the firm’s litigation group where she focuses on complex litigation matters.

Prior to joining Stoll Berne, Sophie was a judicial extern to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Stacie F. Beckerman (U.S. District Court, District of Oregon) where she researched and drafted opinions in civil cases and a summer associate with Stoll Berne. She also served as a legal intern at Lewis & Clark Law School’s Small Business Legal Clinic where she advised clients on intellectual property issues, drafted contracts, and registered trademarks before the USPTO under supervision. Sophie was a law clerk at the Northwest Workers’ Justic Project.

She attended Occidental College where she had two internships at civil litigation firms in Los Angeles. She was also a research assistant to a politics professor with whom she co-authored a book chapter and an article which they presented in Sweden at the European Conference on Politics and Gender.

Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College, JD, summa cum laude, 2020
Lewis & Clark Law Review, Articles Editor, 2019-2020; Member, 2018-2019
Dean’s Scholarship Recipient
Best Oral Advocate, 2018 First Year Moot Court Competition
Outstanding Student Mentee Award, 2018

Occidental College, B.A., Politics, cum laude, 2016
Delta Omicron Tau, Executive Board Member, 2015-2016
Larry Caldwell Outstanding Senior Award, Occidental College Politics Department

Oregon State Bar, 2020

Stoll Berne
Associate, 2020-present
Summer Association, 2019

The Honorable Stacie F. Beckerman (U.S. District Court, District of Oregon)
Judicial Extern, 2020

Small Business Legal Clinic
Legal Intern, 2019

Northwest Workers’ Justice Project
Law Clerk, 2018

Harsch Investment Properties
Intern, 2016

Public Counsel, Consumer Law Project
Legal Intern, 2016

Occidental College
Research Assistant, 2014-2015

Hadsell Stormer Richardson & Renick, LLC
Legal Intern, 2015

Holland & Knight LLP
Office Services Specialist, 2014

ACLU of Oregon
Intake Volunteer, 2016

Oregon Women Lawyers
Member

Multnomah Bar Association
Member

Forward Stride
Volunteer, 2016-present

Occidental College
Portland Alumni Representative, 2017-present

“Women’s Gains and Men’s Losses: Zero-Sum Approaches to Gender Policy in the Anglophone Caribbean,” with co-presenter Jennifer Piscopo, Fourth Annual European Conference on Politics & Gender, Uppsala, Sweden (June 2016)

“Holding Oregon Benefit Companies Accountable for Greenwashing and Faux CSR,” 24 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 1097 (2020)

“Women in Politics in Latin America,” Women, Policy, and Political Leadership: Regional Perspectives in Today’s World, 35-54 Wilhelm Hofmeister, Mega Sarmah & Dispreet Kaur (eds., 2015)

Born and raised in Portland, you can find Sophie outside the office riding horses and training for Hunter/Jumper competitions in the Northwest. She also practices yoga, enjoys crossword puzzles, and attempts to train her cat, Smokey.

Practice Areas

Class Actions

As Oregon's leading plaintiffs'-side class actions firm, we help our clients to level the playing field and find justice. We have earned our reputation and work hard for our clients.

Intellectual Property Litigation

We represent parties in patent, trade secret, trademark, copyright, false advertising, unfair competition, defamation, medical research practice, and related intellectual property matters.

Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne is Oregon's premier securities litigation firm. We have represented as many or more investors in securities and financial advisor fraud cases than any other firm in Oregon and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients.

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Stoll Berne Welcomes Sophie von Bergen

Sophie von Bergen has joined the law office of Stoll Berne as an associate attorney. Her practice will focus on complex litigation matters.

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