Sunny Sohn is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department and a member of the firm’s Employment Litigation & Arbitration Group.
Sunny represents clients before federal and state courts as well administrative agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board, and the Illinois Department of Human Rights.
She counsels employers in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, construction, transportation, hospitality, consulting, financial services and technology located throughout the country, with respect to a wide range of labor and employment law matters, including employment discrimination, collective bargainng and labor counseling, wage and hour compliance, employment contracts and separation agreements, and various restrictive covenants.
During law school, Sunny was a legal intern at the Chicago Board of Education’s Law Department where she represented the Board in administrative labor hearings as well as at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Illinois where she assisted in the research, preparation and trial of various civil and criminal proceedings. In addition, she was a judicial extern for the Honorable Mary Anne Mason, Circuit Court of Cook County, and the Honorable Young B. Kim in the Northern District of Illinois.
Prior to law school, Sunny was a Human Resources professional with experience in immigration, recruitment, compensation and general counseling for Fortune 100 consumer and financial services corporations.