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Sofia Nuño

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Sofia engages in an expansive array of litigation matters, including securities litigation, shareholder suits, insurance disputes, and complex commercial litigation in both state and federal court. She also maintains an active pro bono practice, providing legal representation to asylum seekers and survivors of human trafficking in criminal matters and post-conviction relief proceedings. Sofia also works with survivor-led sex coalitions and assists drafting legislation. Specifically, Sofia assisted in drafting Massachusetts House Bill No. 1761 An Act to Strengthen Justice and Support for Sex Trade Survivors.

While attending law school, Sofia was a judicial intern to the Honorable Scott L. Kafker, Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and to the Honorable Page Kelley, Magistrate Judge of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts. She also held several legal internships while earning her law degree. In addition, Sofia was a student attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Boston, where she assisted with discovery requests, drafted motions, and appeared in civil and criminal proceedings under the supervision of senior attorneys. At Kids in Need of Legal Defense (KIND), she supported the representation of unaccompanied migrant children. Sofia was also a legal intern in the White Collar Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office and with the Volunteer Lawyers Project. In 2020, she worked on litigation matters at Mintz as a Summer Associate.

Sofia graduated first in her class from New England Law and served as the online editor of the New England Law Review.

Earlier, while earning her Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree, Sofia was a legal intern with the Pima County Public Defender’s Office and with the University of Arizona Law’s Immigration Law Clinic. Sofia was also a congressional intern to Congressman Raul M Grijalva and volunteered with Keep Tucson Together, where she assisted low-income applicants with immigration applications and bond packages.

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Crypto litigation, fueled by a surge of investors and market volatility, has ballooned in recent years.  For example, numerous securities class actions and government subpoenas followed the May 2022 collapse of the $60 billion Terra network, along with stablecoin TerraUSD and the LUNA token.

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Associates Kianna Phillips and Sofia Nuño recently spoke with firm client Nikki Bell to talk about her experience with prostitution and trafficking and the legislation that Mintz drafted.

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On September 15, 2021, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued an order regarding a burdensome opt out provision in SEB Investment Management AB v. Symantec Corp. Presumably to make it easier for the parties to track a blow-up provision in the settlement, the proposed class settlement notice provided that investors wishing to opt out supply, among other things, holdings and transaction details.
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Los Angeles Managing Member Joshua Briones, and Associates Sofia Nuño and Crystal Lopez co-authored an articled published by Corporate Counsel detailing specific class action cases to watch for in the upcoming year.

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Mintz Los Angeles Managing Member Joshua Briones, with Associates Sofia Nuño and Crystal Lopez, co-authored a Corporate Counsel article forecasting consumer class action trends to watch in 2023. They discussed the rise in new cases filed last year and the upswing in data privacy and website accessibility actions.

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Sofia engages in an expansive array of litigation matters, including securities litigation, shareholder suits, insurance disputes, and complex commercial litigation in both state and federal court. She also maintains an active pro bono practice, providing legal representation to asylum seekers and survivors of human trafficking in criminal matters and post-conviction relief proceedings. Sofia also works with survivor-led sex coalitions and assists drafting legislation. Specifically, Sofia assisted in drafting Massachusetts House Bill No. 1761 An Act to Strengthen Justice and Support for Sex Trade Survivors.

Involvement

  • Member, Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), Region I
  • Member, Boston Bar Association, Human Trafficking Sub-Committee
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