Areas of Practice
Languages
  • Spanish
Education
  • Rutgers School of Law-Camden, J.D., 2010
  • University of Texas at El Paso, B.A., 2006
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Arizona
  • New Mexico
  • US District Court for the District of Arizona
  • US District Court for the District of New Mexico

Sophia Alonso

Associate
201 E. Washington Street
Suite 1600
Phoenix AZ 85004
TEL: +1 602 257 5232
FAX: +1 602 257 5299

Sophia Alonso practices nationwide focusing on labor and employment issues. Ms. Alonso has first chair trial experience in both US District Court and National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) proceedings.

Ms. Alonso advises clients on workplace matters that include responding to union organizing activities, harassment, retaliation, and discrimination claims arising under federal law. She also revises handbook policies and trains supervisors on employment and labor laws. Her experience ranges across retail, health care, hospitality, and mining industries.

Prior to joining Steptoe, Ms. Alonso spent six years as an attorney for the NLRB in New York City, Las Vegas, Nevada, New Mexico, and Arizona. While at the NLRB, Ms. Alonso handled union elections and investigated unfair labor practice charges. She also oversaw trials and negotiated settlements of unfair labor practice complaints involving widespread union campaigns. Her experience includes litigating many injunction petitions before the NLRB and US District Court.

While in law school, Ms. Alonso served as a judicial intern to the coordinating judge at the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Complex Litigation Center, in Philadelphia. She also worked on immigration matters as a legal intern in the Human Resources group at Bristol-Myers Squibb.

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Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Hispanic National Bar Association