Sonia K. Nijjar

Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP

Ms. Nijjar also advises public and private corporate clients with respect to securities law issues, corporate governance and other general corporate matters.

The Daily Journal recognized Ms. Nijjar in 2018 and 2019 as one of the Top 100 Women Lawyers in California and also has recognized her as one of the publication’s 40 Under 40, an annual award given to a select group of California’s rising star attorneys. She also was named among Law360’s Rising Stars for 2018. The South Asian Bar Association of North America similarly recognized Ms. Nijjar with its own Rising Star award in 2018. She also was featured as one of the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 2018 Women of Influence, an annual accolade honoring Silicon Valley’s most influential business and community leaders. She was a key member of the deal teams honored in connection with The Recorder’s 2016 and 2017 Corporate Department of the Year contests in which Skadden’s California corporate team took top honors in a number of categories. In addition, the Daily Journal recognized Ms. Nijjar with two California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY) awards, one for innovative work on behalf of Broadcom Corporation in its acquisition by Avago Technologies (2016) and another for her representation of Intel Corporation in its acquisition of Mobileye N.V. (2018).

Ms. Nijjar is co-head of the Palo Alto Hiring Committee and serves on the Palo Alto Diversity Committee.

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