Demi Sophocleous Partner

New York, NY

Phone: (212) 428-2498 Fax: (646) 576-8913 Download VCard

Demi  Sophocleous

Experience

Demi has been a practicing attorney in the State of New York for 17 years. She is an experienced litigator who has taken defense verdicts, succeeded on appeal in numerous matters, and has arbitrated and mediated hundreds of cases to amicable resolution. Of note in her trial experience is a defense verdict Demi obtained in a misleveled elevator case involving serious knee and back injuries with high exposure to a commercial property owner. In the Appeals category, she prevailed on an appeal in the First Department where plaintiff alleged serious brain damage sustained as a result of a health club’s failure to administer CPR and use of the AED. She also has extensive experience in Employment law litigation, including class action overtime litigation, which have resulted in favorable settlements.

Associations

NAIW-NYC (National Association of Insurance Women); President, Vice President and Board Member
New York City Association of Insurance Women, Board Member
NAPW (National Association of Professional Women), Member
NYS Bar Association, Member
NYIA (New York Insurance Association), Member
Hellenic Professional Women’s Association, Member

Noteworthy Accomplishments

  • Selected as a “Super Lawyer” in 2013–2015 (New York State)
  • Received the “Woman of the Year” Award from the National Association of Professional Women 2011/2012.
  • Obtained Dismissal of high exposure Ponzi Scheme Action.
  • Obtained Defense Verdicts in several General Premises liability matters.
  • Obtained summary judgments and favorable appellate decisions in numerous Labor Law 240(1) (scaffolding law) matters. 

New York, NY Office

120 Broadway
Suite 1010
New York, NY 10271
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Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Degrees

  • B.A. — New York University
  • J.D. — New York Law School

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