Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce Sonja McGill has joined the firm’s Dallas office. She will be a partner in the Labor & Employment practice group. With both in-house counsel and outside counsel experience, she is highly regarded for her pragmatic solutions to legal issues faced by employers.
McGill’s practice focuses on providing businesses of all sizes strategic advice and counsel on a broad range of employment issues. Her experience includes recruiting, hiring, employee and labor relations, discipline and terminations, internal investigations, leaves of absence, wage and hour compliance, EEO compliance, contingent worker issues, and business-based immigration matters. McGill has also developed extensive experience as a trial attorney. She has successfully tried multiple labor and employment claims in state and federal courts throughout the United States. In addition, McGill has built a respected reputation as a seasoned and skilled mediator and arbitrator, and was recently selected to become an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.
“Spencer Fane remains committed to helping our clients in all industries manage the increasingly complex landscape of labor and employment matters,” said Jason Cross, office managing partner for Spencer Fane in Dallas. “This is particularly true during the current challenging times our clients and communities are facing. Successful businesses need effective and efficient legal services, and our firm continues to align resources with these needs. We are excited to add Sonja’s experience to the firm’s bench of outstanding labor and employment attorneys and strengthening the depth of our Dallas office.”
In addition to her legal work, McGill regularly gives presentations and seminars on employment law training programs for companies’ HR and management departments and assists with formulating and revising HR policies and company handbooks. She also is a frequent author on top trends and topics in the area of labor and employment law.
McGill completed her undergraduate studies at Princeton University and later earned an MPA and Juris Doctor from the University of Texas.