Sonya Rosenberg counsels companies and organizations on various employee-related legal issues that arise through the many stages of the employment relationship, from pre-hire to following separation. Sonya also represents employers in litigation, her experience including the successful defense of numerous administrative charges, lawsuits and appellate proceedings at the state and federal levels. Sonya is a frequent presenter and author of numerous articles on current employment law topics, including effective employment audit and risk management practices, discrimination and harassment, technology - such as the effects of social media and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) - in the workplace, restrictive covenants, Family Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act issues, workplace violence, conducting reductions in force and other notable developments in labor and employment law.
In addition to her practice, Sonya is a firm delegate and member of the Board of Directors of the Coalition of Women Initiatives in Law, a nonprofit association focused on supporting female attorneys in Chicago-area law firms and companies. She is also a member of the Chicago chapter of the International Women’s Forum, an international organization that supports global, national and local networks of women leaders in government, medicine, business, education, the arts and community service. At the firm, Sonya is a member of Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Women’s Network Leadership Team and the Pro Bono committees.
Sonya has been named a Rising Star from 2013-2017 in Illinois Super Lawyers, and was recognized in the Spring 2017 Women of Influence issue of Best Lawyers - Business Edition. In 2015 she was named an Emerging Lawyer by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, a designation bestowed upon fewer than 2 percent of attorneys in the state. In 2012, Sonya was named by Today’s Chicago Woman as one of the 100 Women to Watch.