Sonya Sanchez

Senior Counsel

Sonya Sanchez joined the Office of the General Counsel as Senior Counsel for the Litigation group in November 2015, overseeing general liability litigation in the Risk program. Ms. Sanchez was previously with the Alameda County’s Office of County Counsel, where she defended the County in civil rights and personal injury litigation. Prior to that, she served as a staff attorney for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and as a litigation associate at Farella Braun & Martel.

Ms. Sanchez also previously worked as a Complaint Resolution Officer at UC Berkeley’s Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination. She received a B.A. in Philosophy from Wellesley College, a M. Ed. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.