Sonya Shaikh is an associate in the Orange County office and a member of the firm's Pro Bono Committee.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Shaikh was a summer associate in the Orange County office.

Ms. Shaikh graduated cum laude and with Pro Bono Honors from the University of California, Irvine School of Law, and received the Faculty Awards for Contracts, International Law, and Trademarks Law and the Dean's Awards for Criminal Law and Constitutional Law. 

During law school, Ms. Shaikh served as the staff editor for the UC Irvine Law Review, Committee Chair of the Student Bar Association and was selected to participate in UCI’s Appellate Litigation Clinic where she co-wrote a brief for the Ninth Circuit in a copyright infringement appeal case that was ultimately reversed in part and remanded. Ms. Shaikh also served as a judicial extern to Judge Josephine L. Staton at the US District Court for the Central District of California.

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of California, Irvine School of Law, 2018
  • BA in Political Science & Economics, Rutgers University, 2010