Sonya Levitova

Sonya Levitova

Sonya Levitova joined the firm in 2023, after completing clerkships for Judge Sarah Netburn of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and Judge Jane B. Stranch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She was previously a Justice Catalyst Fellow with ECBAWM, where she litigated cases to hold federal officials accountable for violating prisoners’ rights, including a lawsuit against the United States brought by over 1,600 people incarcerated in the Metropolitan Detention Center during the eight-day blackout in the winter of 2019.

Sonya graduated from the City University of New York School of Law in 2020, where she served as Managing Articles Editor for the CUNY Law Review. During law school, she interned at ArchCity Defenders and worked at ECBAWM as a summer associate. Sonya was also a member of the CUNY Immigrant and Non-Citizen Rights Clinic and CLEAR (Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility) Project, where she advocated for clients imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay and for clients whose lives were disrupted by post-9/11 government policies. Sonya received her B.A. from Yale University.

Education

City University of New York School of Law, J.D., 2020

Yale University, B.A., 2015

Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

New York

Education

City University of New York School of Law, J.D., 2020

Yale University, B.A., 2015

Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

New York