Sophy Manes

310.359.8186 (direct)

Sophy Manes

Sophy represents clients in business and intellectual-property litigation, mostly in federal court. She has a particular interest in copyright and trademark matters, and has experience obtaining injunctions against infringers. Before joining Newman LLP, Sophy practiced at a San Francisco bay-area boutique litigation firm. In law school, she twice served as a judicial extern—including for The Honorable John Noonan, United States Court of Appeals Judge for the Ninth Circuit. And before law school, Sophy worked in Europe as an investment-banking analyst.

Bar/Court Admissions

  • States: California and District of Columbia
  • United States District Courts for the Central, Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Southern California, B.S., magna cum laude, Business Administration, Finance