Thompson Coburn business litigation partner Sonette Magnus has been named a Women's Justice Award winner by Missouri Lawyers Media. Sonette, who will be honored in the Litigation Practitioners category, will be recognized for her achievements along with other WJA nominees at a May 12 banquet at the Four Season Hotel in downtown St. Louis.
Sonette joined Thompson Coburn's St. Louis office in October 2021. Sonette is an experienced litigator and business advisor who counsels corporate clients in a wide variety of industries in commercial litigation in state and federal courts throughout the United States. In addition, Sonette represents clients in complex commercial disputes, providing the solution-oriented and pragmatic advice needed to navigate their day-to-day business needs. She works closely with business units and in-house legal teams to devise successful road maps to mitigate the risk of litigation, and zealously represents clients in all phases of litigation.
A native of Toronto, Sonette serves as Canada's honorary consul for the St. Louis area, working with businesses, economic development groups and government officials to identify opportunities for collaboration and trade between Canada and Missouri.
Sonette serves on the Board of Directors for the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis and as a Trustee of the Federal Practice Memorial Trust for the Eastern District of Missouri.
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