Diamond McCarthy is proud to announce Partner Sofia Adrogué’s recent recognition by the POWER On Heels Inc., the 2019 Yolanda Black Navarro Leadership Legacy Award.
Selected for her outstanding leadership and continued service and dedication to the Houston community, Sofia was honored with the award during the 1st Annual Power On Heels Conference & Scholarship Luncheon held at the University of Houston on Friday, November 1, 2019.
The POWER on Heels Legacy Award is modeled after the late Yolanda Black Navarro—a Houston, Texas native who fearlessly advocated for reaching equality of life issues impacting the residents of the Houston East End community and surrounding communities. Those honored with the Legacy Award model the ultimate expression of humble service and commitment to the Houston community and civic engagement, and who further contribute to the life work and legacy of Yolanda Black Navarro.
About the POWER on Heels Fund, Inc.
The POWER on Heels Fund, Inc. is a non-profit organization with a mission to focus on the advancement of Latinas in the workplace and to limit the impact of unequal pay. The organization serves to provide specialized training programs, mentorships and scholarships with the goal of enhancing earning potential and accelerate professional growth while cultivating and inspiring future leaders.
About Sofia Adrogué
A native of Argentina and counsel of 25 plus years, Sofia is a trial partner with Diamond McCarthy LLP, a national business litigation and insolvency boutique. She represents clients in all industries, ranging from entrepreneurs to multinational conglomerates with worldwide business holdings. She serves as an advocate and a facilitator, resolving a litany of issues for diverse parties. Having handled matters arising in Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Puerto Rico, and Texas, among other venues, she has obtained favorable judgments and settlements on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in U.S. state and federal courts and in ADR proceedings. She is a frequent CLE Speaker and/or Chair (over 125) and publisher (over 120). She envisioned and created the Texas Business Litigation treatise (ALM 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2019), now in its 4th Edition, serves as its Editor, and is the Chair of the Texas Business Litigation CLEs. Adrogué has been profiled by many publications, including Texas Lawyer (one of Texas’ Top “40 Under 40”), Texas Monthly and Law & Politics Magazine (“Texas Super Lawyer”), Latino Leaders Magazine (“The Justice Professionals,” “Top Latino Partners in the U.S.,” “The 25 Most Influential Hispanic Lawyers,” “Top Latino Lawyers,” and “Most Powerful Women in Law”), and Houston Woman Magazine. She serves as the Co-Host & Co-Producer of Latina Voices—Smart Talk. She is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Owner/President Management Program, an alumna of the Harvard Business School, and received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif and Barons, and her B.A. from Rice University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, both on full academic scholarships.