Sonia Fleury

Sonia Fleury is a senior associate who focuses her practice on government enforcement actions, cross-border internal investigations and complex litigation. She joined the firm after serving as a law clerk on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She has represented clients in cases involving the US Department of Justice, the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the US Department of Labor and other regulatory agencies. 

Ms. Fleury maintains an active pro bono practice with a focus on human trafficking, human rights and immigration.

Prior to obtaining her law degree, Ms. Fleury was a law clerk in the Office of General Counsel for the Regents of the University of California. Previously, Ms. Fleury was part of the trial team at the International Human Rights Law Clinic for a case before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights against the Guatemalan state for forced disappearance during the civil war. As a student advocate at the California Asylum Representation Clinic, she successfully represented a Guatemalan client seeking political asylum. Ms. Fleury also worked on a death penalty direct appeal to a state supreme court as part of her law school's Death Penalty Clinic.

Professional Activities

Ms. Fleury is admitted to practice in California and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2013

      Articles Editor and Board Member, California Law Review, Articles Editor and Board Member, Berkeley Journal of International Law
    • BA, History and History of Art, University of California, Berkeley, 2009

      summa cum laude Phi Beta Kappa
  • Admissions

    • California

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Milan D. Smith, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2014 - 2015

    • The Hon. John M. Rogers, US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2013 - 2014