Sofie Syed represents clients across a broad array of industries in complex commercial litigation, internal investigations, and white collar defense. Sofie joined Friedman Kaplan from Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP, where she focused on disputes in the tech and finance industries as well as public interest litigation. She previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Eric N. Vitaliano and the Honorable Peggy Kuo of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Outside the Office
Sofie is a member of the South Asian Bar Association of New York and was selected to the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s Pathfinders and Fellows programs.
Columbia Law School, J.D. (2015)
University of Chicago, B.A., with honors (2009)
State of New York
U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Honorable Eric N. Vitaliano, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Honorable Peggy Kuo, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Law Review and Publications
Executive Digital Editor, Journal of Law and Social Problems
Editor, Journal of Gender and Law