Soña Garcia’s practice focuses on the effective and efficient defense of civil litigation involving public and private corporations in multiple industries, including real estate, construction, agriculture, transportation and mobility, and medical device manufacturing. Soña handles cases and disputes all over Texas, including all major metropolitan areas, West Texas, East Texas, and the Rio Grande Valley. Her experience in construction matters includes defense of large multi-party claims for design defect and professional negligence, defense of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death matters related to construction projects, and defense of smaller matters including trespass, premises liability, and nuisance claims. Her professional malpractice defense experience includes actions filed against attorneys, insurance agents and brokers, real estate brokers, and architects/engineers.
In addition to work in the real estate and construction fields, Soña also has experience in defending employment matters involving allegations of discrimination, retaliation, and harassment under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, and state laws and involvement in real estate litigation defending condemnation actions, breach of lease matters, and cases involving zoning and land use changes. Additionally, she has experience with pharmaceutical and medical device products liability and mass tort litigation and has also defended FIFRA registrants and seed companies in crop loss, products liability, and seed performance claims. Soña is experienced in providing the day-to-day management of many types of cases, including depositions of key witnesses, preparing dispositive motions, Daubert briefing, and trial preparation.
Soña is a Partner in the Dallas office and a member of the Commercial Litigation, Professional Liability Defense, Tort & Product Liability, Construction, Agrichemicals & Agribusiness, Employment Law, and Drug & Medical Device practice groups. Her varied practice gives her an edge in identifying and evaluating unique defense strategies and bringing a fresh look to standard litigation practices. Understanding that clients view every case as “high stakes”, Soña is accessible and available to her clients and works to understand her clients’ business and interests in resolving litigation.
- U.S. District Court, Eastern, Western Southern and Northern Districts of Texas
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
- Texas Bar Association
- Dallas Bar Association
Former Member of the State Bar of Texas Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, Northern Region