Sabita J. Soneji is a Partner in the Oakland office of the firm Tycko & Zavareei LLP, specializing in leading impactful consumer class actions and qui tam litigation. Prior to joining the plaintiffs’ bar, she served as senior counsel to the Attorney General in D.C. and then as an Assistant United States Attorney in San Francisco. She also worked for five years at large, international law firms. Professor Soneji has handled complex civil litigation, from case inception through trial and at appeal. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Gladys Kessler in the District of the District of Columbia, assisting the judge in overseeing U.S. v. Philip Morris et al., the largest civil case in U.S. history and resulting in a 1600 page opinion. Professor Soneji received her Juris Doctor degree with honors from Georgetown University Law Center. While at Georgetown, she was a member of the Center for Applied Legal Studies advocacy clinic, representing clients seeking asylum who were facing deportation and persecution in their home countries, and led her moot court team. She received her undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Political Science summa cum laude from the University of Houston Honors College.
Juris Doctor, Georgetown University Law Center (2002)