Sophia is responsible for Torys’ business development, client relationship and marketing strategic initiatives. She oversees a team of marketing, business development and communications professionals across the firm’s offices.
In Sophia’s former role as Counsel at Torys, she provided transactional support and consulted with the firm on the latest Canadian and U.S. legal developments in M&A. Sophia also played a major role in a number of key firmwide activities in her time as Counsel, including designing and implementing practice-specific knowledge management systems, and managing a wide range of M&A and private equity thought leadership and business development initiatives.
Before joining Torys, Sophia gained significant experience over a decade as a transactional lawyer in Canada and the United Kingdom, representing clients in a variety of corporate transactions, including public and private M&A deals, other business reorganizations and corporate finance matters. She has also performed an advisory role on corporate and securities law issues in domestic and cross-border acquisitions, capital raisings and restructurings.