Sonia Sujanani is a counsel who focuses her practice on securities, class action, and consumer fraud and RICO litigation matters. Ms. Sujanani routinely represents public companies, financial institutions, and their officers and directors in complex individual, class action and derivative cases in federal and state court. In addition, she has extensive cross-experience managing and balancing high stakes litigation matters alongside multiple government investigations spanning agencies such as the SEC, DOJ, DOL, DHS, State OIG, involving both civil and criminal liability. Ms. Sujanani martials her diverse experience and background to represent global clients in matters across the country. Recently, in 2023, she was named a “Top Lawyer” in the area of Securities by Boston Magazine. Ms. Sujanani maintains an active pro bono practice focusing on civil rights and immigration issues.

From 2014 to 2015, Ms. Sujanani was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Justice Fernande R. V. Duffly of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. In 2013, she was a summer associate at the firm.

Prior to pursuing her law degree, Ms. Sujanani was a teaching fellow and guest lecturer at Northeastern University and worked in marketing analytics at Vistaprint, financial analysis for the United States Air Force in the Department of Defense, and legal services at Wellington Management Company.


  • Sonia Sujanani, Stephen Yale-Loehr, Robert C. Divine, The Latest Analysis of What USCIS Looks for in EB-5 I-829 RFEs and Denials, Bender's Immigr. Bulletin (Oct. 2014) and AILA
  • Sonia Sujanani, Stephen Yale-Loehr, & Robert C. Divine, A Cumulative Analysis of What USCIS Looks for in EB-5 I-829 RFEs and Denials, 19 Bender's Immigr. Bull. 95 (Jan. 15, 2014) and AILA
  • Sonia Sujanani, Stephen Yale-Loehr, & Robert C. Divine, EB-5 I-829 RFEs and Denials: A New Analysis of What USCIS Looks for, 18 Bender's Immigr. Bull. 795 (July 1, 2013) and AILA
  • Stephen Yale-Loehr, Robert C. Divine, & Sonia Sujanani; EB-5 I-829 RFEs: What Does USCIS Look for?, 17 Bender's Immigr. Bull. 1207 (June 1, 2012) and AILA

Professional Activities

Ms. Sujanani was named a 30 under 30 White House Young Ambassador in 2014, and hosted youth leadership dialogues on education, mental health, pathways to public service and immigration. She attended and spoke at various conferences, including the National Asian American Student Union Conference hosted by Harvard University, the India New England Health & Wellness Conference and the Massachusetts Asian-American Unity Dinner.

In connection with her advocacy, in 2015, India New England honored Ms. Sujanani as one of the top 20 outstanding South Asian women in New England. 

While attending Cornell Law School, Ms. Sujanani was a student attorney in the school's Death Penalty Clinic, where she assisted in drafting a Federal Habeas Corpus appellate brief, and the Immigration Appellate Advocacy Clinic, where she successfully appealed a client's deportation to the Board of Immigration Appeals.


  • Named to Boston Magazine’s Top Lawyers list in the area of securities law (2023).

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  • Education

    • JD, Cornell Law School, 2014

      with Berger specialization in International Legal Affairs Notes Editor, Cornell Law Review, John J. Kelly Memorial Prize,
    • BS, Economics, Northeastern University, 2010

      summa cum laude Minors in International Affairs and History, Omicron Delta Epsilon
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Fernande R.V. Duffly, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 2014 - 2015



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