Sonya Tien

Sonya Tien

Corporate & Litigation Attorney
  • Personal Injury, Business Law, Intellectual Property ...
  • New York, North Carolina
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Summary

Sonya Tien is a strategic litigation, corporate and IP attorney. She was recognized as a Rising Star in Super Lawyers 2020 and her articles have been published by the Wall Street Lawyer and Practising Law Institute.

Before founding Tien Law Firm, Ms. Tien practiced law at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson with a focus on corporate transactions, corporate compliance, SEC & DOJ enforcement, real estate, and commercial litigation, where she assisted in representing a variety of real estate and bank clients, such as Bank of America, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, Oppenheimer, CBRE, and Tishman Speyer.

Ms. Tien received her law degree from Columbia University, and was recognized as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Ms. Tien received her business degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan Flagler Business School, and earned seventeen undergraduate scholarships.

Ms. Tien leads the litigation and corporate practice, to advise clients across various industries, boards of directions, and financial institutions on a wide range of corporate and securities matters, including merger and acquisitions, corporate governance, IP transactions, and joint ventures.

Education
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
B.S.B.A.
Honors: Awarded 17 Scholarships & Dean's List
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Columbia Law School
J.D.
Honors: Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
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Professional Experience
Founder & Managing Attorney
Tien Law Firm, PC
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Litigation Associate
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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Summer Associate
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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Publications
Articles & Publications
SEC Cooperation Update: 2102 Year-End Review
Wall Street Lawyer
Recent Developments in the SEC Cooperation Initiative
PLI - Practising Law Institute
Speaking Engagements
Speaker, Fried Frank, New York, NY
When Is a Company Required to Disclose Receipt of a Wells Notice?
Speaker, Fried Frank CLE, New York, NY
How to Draft an Employment Agreement
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Current
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Tenth Judicial District
Current
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North Carolina State Bar
Current
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North Carolina Bar Association
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New York State Bar Association
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New York County Lawyers' Association
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American Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 5009279
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North Carolina
North Carolina State Bar
ID Number: 45685
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United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
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United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
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United States District Court, Southern District of New York
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Intellectual Property
    Securities Law
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Compliance
Websites & Blogs
Website
Tien Law Firm
Blog
Tien Law Firm News & Insights
Contact & Map
Tien Law Firm - New York City
42 Broadway
Suite 12-149
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (212) 810-7688
Fax: (855) 229-5088
Tien Law Firm - Raleigh
5540 Centerview Drive
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27606
Telephone: (919) 348-7727
Fax: (855) 229-5088