Lawyers

Dallas
2200 Ross Avenue
Suite 4100W
Dallas, TX 75201


Education

J.D., cum laude, Tulane Law School, 2004

B.S., Agricultural Development, Texas A&M University, 1998

Honors

Rising Stars® distinction in the fields of Civil Litigation: Defense, Construction Litigation: Business, and Professional Liability: Defense (2012 - 2016)

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, and medical device manufacturing.  Ms. Garcia 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, real estate brokers, and architects/engineers.  In addition to work in the real estate and construction fields, Ms. Garcia 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, representing manufacturers in federal court and providing the necessary day-to-day management of mass tort cases, preparing dispositive motions, Daubert briefing, assisting with the preparation of expert witnesses, and trial preparation.

Ms. Garcia is a Partner in the Dallas office and a member of the Commercial Litigation, Professional Liability Defense, Tort & Product Liability, Food & Beverage, Construction, 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”, Ms. Garcia is accessible and available to her clients and works to understand her clients’ business and interests in resolving litigation. 

Outside the office, Ms. Garcia is an avid reader of historical fiction and enjoys travel with her family including twins, Lila and Jackson, and older sister Andrea.

Admissions

Texas
United States District Court, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of Texas
United States District Court, District of Colorado

Memberships

Texas Bar Association
Dallas Bar Association

Professional Leadership

Member of the State Bar of Texas Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, Northern Region