Sophie is an associate in the firm’s litigation group where she focuses on complex litigation matters. She is a Special Assistant Attorney General in the State of Oregon’s case against Monsanto for PCB contamination in Oregon. Sophie also works on the City of Seattle’s case against Monsanto for PCB contamination in water bodies in and around Seattle.
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. She was also a summer associate with Stoll Berne.
Sophie graduated from Lewis & Clark Law School, summa cum laude, where she was a Member and Article Editor of Lewis & Clark Review. She authored a Note analyzing avenues for holding companies accountable for greenwashing and “faux” corporate social responsibility, Holding Oregon Benefit Companies Accountable for Greenwashing and Faux CSR, 24 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 1097 (2020). Sophie earned her B.A. in politics from Occidental College where she had two internships at civil litigation firms in Los Angeles and worked as a research assistant to a politics professor.