Partner Sonja J. McGill is being honored by the Texas Diversity Council with a “Dallas Top 50 Women Lawyers Award.” The organization’s “Dallas Top 50 Women Lawyers Award” recognizes female attorneys who “have made a difference through their achievements and exemplify the ability to excel in the legal arena.”
McGill is a member of the firm’s Labor, Employment and Benefits, Litigation and Immigration practices. A trial attorney with extensive experience in all phases of employment law and commercial litigation, as well as a veteran mediator and negotiator, McGill advises employers on and litigates disputes involving issues including recruiting, hiring, employee relations, discipline and terminations, internal investigations, leaves of absence, wage and hour compliance, labor relations, EEO compliance, compliance unique to government contractors, contingent worker issues and immigration compliance management. She also regularly conducts employer trainings on hot-button labor and employment issues and compliance concerns and advises on HR policy formulation. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin (J.D., 1998; MPA, 1998) and Princeton University (B.A., 1993). In 2017, McGill was named to the National Diversity Council’s “2017 Top 50 Multicultural Lawyers in Dallas” list. She is a 2016 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow.
McGill will receive her award at the “Annual Legal Diversity Week’s Top 50 Women Lawyers Breakfast,” held September 25 in Dallas. To learn more and to register for Legal Diversity Week – Dallas events, please click here.