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Diamond McCarthy Partner Sofia Adrogué Honored with City of Houston Proclamation

January 7, 2019

Diamond McCarthy is pleased to announce Houston Partner Sofia Adrogué received a City of Houston proclamation of December 18, 2018 as “Sofia Adrogué Day.” The proclamation is reserved for honoring citizens, places or events that positively contribute to the economic, social and cultural identity of the City of Houston.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner presented Sofia with the honor, recognizing her for her endless dedication and service to Houston community through her involvement with BARC—a non-profit fundraising organization that strives to improve the quality of animal life within the City and those in the City of Houston BARC Animal Shelter and Adoption Center. The City of Houston commended Sofia for her service and her determined efforts of both raising awareness and funding to support homeless and at-risk animals throughout the community.

Sofia has served on the Houston BARC Foundation Board of Directors for three years since the organization’s founding in 2016, including as Chair of the Advisory Board and envisioned, founded and chaired the BARK for BARC Pet Walk. The annual fundraising event takes place each spring and is held at Rice University and has raised a total of $250,000 to date. Funds from the Pet Walks have supported, among other things, post-Hurricane Harvey animal wellness efforts and contributed to the completion of the cat adoption and kennel area in BARC’s adoption center. For information on the 2018 BARK for BARC Pet Walk, click here.

Commending her tireless community and civic work in a diverse array of areas as well as her dedication to the legal field, the City of Houston also has previously recognized Sofia with a proclamation of July 10, 2004 as "Sofia Adrogué Day."

About Sofia Adrogué

A native of Argentina, Sofia is a business trial partner with the Houston office of Diamond McCarthy LLP, a national business litigation and insolvency boutique. A litigator for more than 25 years, she has obtained favorable judgments and settlements on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in a myriad of complex business cases in state and federal courts and in ADR proceedings. She represents clients in all industries, ranging from entrepreneurs in rural Texas to multinational conglomerates with diversified worldwide business holdings. 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), serves as its Editor, with a 2019 4th Edition forthcoming, 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 in 2018,” 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.


 

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