Sonya Tien

Top rated personal injury attorney in Raleigh, North Carolina

Tien Law Firm, PC
Sonya Tien
Tien Law Firm, PC

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Business litigation, Business & corporate; view more

Licensed in North Carolina since: 2013

Education: Columbia Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2023

Tien Law Firm, PC

5540 Centerview Dr
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27606 Visit website

Details

Sonya Tien is the Principal at Tien Law Firm, PC. Concentrating her focus on personal injury, commercial litigation, and intellectual property. 

Sonya has a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School, where she was awarded seventeen scholarships. She obtained her Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School and graduated was recognized as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

While in law school, Ms. Tien interned for the Northern District Court for the District of New York for The Honorable Magistrate George H. Lowe, gaining a lot of experience in motions practice and civil and criminal trials. Sonya has been published in prominent publications, including The Wall Street Lawyer, and also by the Practicing Law Institute for continuing legal education programs. 

Sonya is a dedicated and tireless advocate for the rights of her clients. Providing knowledgeable counsel to her clients and being a tenacious litigator, she is also known for her skills in negotiating and using alternative dispute resolution methods. Sonya is a compassionate and strategic attorney who goes the extra mile for her clients with an unwavering commitment to their needs. 

Sonya's remarkable contributions to the legal field have brought her much recognition and she has received numerous awards and accolades. The National Trial Lawyers included her in the Top 100 Civil Plaintiffs Lawyer list and the Top 40 Under 40, Civil Plaintiffs Lawyer’s list. She has a perfect score of 10.0 out of 10 and many five-star reviews on Avvo. 

Serving clients throughout New York, California and North Carolina, Sonya is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United State Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Business litigation, Business/corporate, Criminal defense: white collar, Intellectual property litigation, Securities litigation

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Trade secret, Business formation and planning, Limited liability companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter s corporations, Contracts, Business organizations

  • 50% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Business litigation
  • 10% Business/corporate
  • 10% Criminal defense: white collar
  • 10% Intellectual property litigation
  • 10% Securities litigation

First Admitted: 2012, New York

Professional Webpage: https://tienlawfirm.com/professionals/sonya-tien/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • When Is a Company Required to Disclose Receipt of a Wells Notice? Fried Frank, 2012
  • White Collar Criminal Defense and Securities Enforcement Memo, Fried Frank
  • Recent Developments in the SEC Cooperation Initiative, Practising Law Institute, 2012
  • SEC Cooperation Update: 2012 Year-End Review, Wall Street Lawyer, 2013
  • Executive Compensation: How to Draft an Employment Agreement, Fried Frank CLE, 2013
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • North Carolina
  • American Bar Association, 2012-2013
  • National Assoc. of Women Lawyers, 2012-2013
  • New York State Bar Association, 2012-2013
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice, 2013-2020
  • Tenth Judicial District
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Law Section
  • United States District Court, E.D.N.C.
  • United States District Court, E.D.N.Y.
  • United States District Court, S.D.N.Y.
  • New York
  • California
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Awarded 17 Scholarships, 2004
Educational Background:
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School, B.S.B.A., 2007
Honors/Awards:
  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Top 100, Civil Plaintiffs Lawyer, National Association of Trial Lawyers
  • Top 40 Under 40, Civil Plaintiffs Lawyer, National Association of Trial Lawyers
  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Dean's List, 18 Scholarships, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Law School, 2011
Industry Groups:
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Tech

Office location for Sonya Tien

5540 Centerview Dr
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27606

Phone: 888-988-6613

Selections

4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2023

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