Sonya Z. Mehta is a trial and appellate attorney with Siegel, Yee & Brunner, representing labor, employees, students, and community organizations. Sonya is an experienced and committed advocate for workers’ rights and social justice.
Sonya has won many victories for employees, particularly in the public sector. She has successfully represented University of California, California State University, city, county, and state employees. Sonya has won a six figure jury verdict as well as significant settlements in whistleblower, discrimination, and retaliation cases.
Sonya is well versed in public sector employee rights law. She represents public sector union Public Employees Union, Local #1, in all matters, including arbitration and Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) proceedings.
Sonya graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and received her law degree from the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law. There, she was a Peggy Browning Fellow and an AFL-CIO Labor Summer Law Clerk.
Before practicing law, Sonya was the Co-Executive Director of community and workers’ organization Young Workers United (YWU) in San Francisco. At YWU, she won the first paid sick leave law in the country through a 2006 San Francisco ballot initiative.
She looks forward to working with you for your best result.
Sonya can be reached at 510-839-1200 x 220, or SonyaMehta@siegelyee.com.