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Sophia Jafrul

SOPHIA JAFRUL

Associate Attorney

8300 Greensboro Drive
Suite 1250
McLean, Virginia 22102

Sophia Jafrul is an Associate Attorney at Berenzweig Leonard, where her practice focuses on business litigation, employment/labor law, and government contracts. Sophia represents employers and executives in all aspects of litigation before administrative, state and federal courts throughout Virginia and Maryland. Sophia brought four years of civil litigation and oral advocacy experience to the firm. She previously handled general liability insurance claims in the areas of product liability and environmental torts and worked as a workers' compensation attorney for two years, where she represented insurance companies before the workers compensation administrative court daily.

Prior to beginning her civil litigation career, Sophia clerked for the Baltimore City Circuit Court. During law school, Sophia held law clerk positions for the Maryland Department of Environment and the Environmental Protection Agency. Sophia was awarded "Best Brief" in her law school-wide Moot Court Competition, and thereafter held a Board position on her law school's Moot Court Team, where she led a fall moot court competition for the incoming class and participated in competitions across the country with her team.

Sophia is licensed to practice in both Virginia and Maryland.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Maryland State Bar Association

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Business Litigation
  • Contractual Matters
  • Government Contracts
  • Employment Law

EDUCATION

  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Leadership & Advocacy Award, Leadership Scholar
  • University of Maryland, College Park, College Park
    • B.A.

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Maryland, 2016
  • Virginia, 2020
LANGUAGES
  • English
  • Bengali