Sonia Macias Steele advises public and private companies on all matters relating to executive compensation and the full spectrum of employee benefit programs, including individual employment agreements, severance plans, equity compensation, paid leave, noncompetition agreements, qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, health and welfare programs, and other fringe benefit programs.
Sonia’s clients rely upon her particular talent for translating complex tax code into digestible segments and providing practical, innovative solutions. Sonia has worked at leading law firms and corporations throughout the nation. She also served as Assistant Vice President and Counsel for a Fortune 500-ranked financial services group.
Sonia is also a go-to resource for mission-driven organizations, where she counsels senior leadership through the development of compensation and benefit plans for their employees. She understands the unique optics of non-profit organizations, allowing them to maintain transparency to all constituents.
Before law school, Sonia was a Human Resources generalist at a national power company, where she provided benefits and employment support for the company’s unionized and non-unionized workforce.
- American Bar Association
- The Latina Circle
- Duke University School of Law (J.D., 2003)
- Duke University Fuqua School of Business (M.B.A., 2003)
- Georgetown University (B.A., 1996)