Sofie Brooks focuses her practice on high-stakes, complex litigation and appellate matters. She has represented leading technology companies, pharmaceutical companies, retail corporations, and financial institutions in a wide range of cases including securities class actions, patent infringement cases, trade secret matters, and contract disputes. She has litigated cases from the trial level to the supreme court level in jurisdictions across the country, including the US Supreme Court. Her representations include the successful defense of a public company against securities fraud claims in the Second Circuit and the reversal of a multi-billion dollar patent infringement judgment in the Federal Circuit.

Ms. Brooks also maintains an active pro bono practice that includes defending reproductive rights, challenging unconstitutional pretrial detention practices, and fighting for the removal of Confederate monuments in the state of North Carolina. She has briefed cases for pro bono clients relating to constitutional law, criminal law, civil rights, and statutory interpretation. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Brooks served as a law clerk for the Honorable Stephen A. Higginson of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and for the Honorable Sarah S. Vance of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. She also interned in the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. 


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  • Education

    • JD, The University of Chicago Law School, 2018

      with honors Articles Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review, Data Analysis Lead, Women’s Advocacy Project, Faculty & Fellow Candidate Student Interviewer
    • BA, English, Harvard University, 2012

      cum laude Writer and Columnist, Harvard Crimson, Business Manager, Harvard Advocate
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Stephen A. Higginson, US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2019 - 2020

    • The Hon. Sarah S. Vance, US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2018 - 2019



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