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Sophia Shin is an associate in the firm’s Corporate Practice. She focuses on corporate transaction work, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investments, public and private securities offerings, and reporting for public companies. Sophia advises clients in domestic and international transactions in a wide range of industries. Sophia also has broad trademark experience including clearance, prosecution, enforcement, and litigation.



  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Scott Clarkson, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, 2015
  • Legal Intern, Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Health Consumer Action Center, 2014
  • Intern, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California, 2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America
    • "Ones to Watch," Intellectual Property Law, 2021-2023
    • "Ones to Watch," Corporate Law, 2023
  • Board Member, Orange County Korean American Bar Association 
  • Advisory Council, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Orange County (California)


  • J.D., University of California, Irvine School of Law, 2017
    • Lead Article Editor, UC Irvine Law Review
    • Dean’s Award, Statutory Analysis
    • Pro Bono Graduation Honors
  • B.A., University of California at San Diego, 2012
    • Dean's Honor List
  • California
  • Korean