Sophia Cahill is an associate in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's New York office. She is also a member of the Construction team.

Areas of Practice

Sophia has extensive experience in commercial litigation, with a concentration in construction-related claims in both the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey. She advises owners, developers, construction managers, general contractors, subcontractors, and sureties during all phases of the development and construction process. Sophia regularly handles business disputes and matters involving breach of contract, delay damage, mechanic’s lien, and construction defect claims. Sophia also represents healthcare organizations in connection with complex commercial disputes and regulatory requirements.

Sophia helped establish and co-leads Sheppard Mullin’s Women in Construction Law Group and serves as a co-chair of Sheppard Mullin’s New York Women Lawyers Group.



Ones to Watch — Administrative / Regulatory Law and Construction Law, Best Lawyers, 2021-2024

Recommended Lawyer - Construction, Legal 500, 2022




J.D., Syracuse University, 2014, magna cum laude

B.A., George Washington University, 2009, cum laude


  • Law clerk for the Honorable Peter A. Bogaard, J.S.C. of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Morris County from 2014-2015.


  • New York
  • New Jersey
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