Demi Sophocleous Partner

New York, NY

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

Demi  Sophocleous

Demi is a partner in the New York office of Morrison Mahoney and has over 20 years of experience practicing in the state of New York. 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 Demi’s trial experience, she obtained a defense verdict 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 ranging from sexual harassment, gender, race, and religious discrimination claims to class action overtime litigation.


  • Selected as a “Super Lawyer” in 2013–2015 (New York State)
  • Named Top Attorney in Metro NY for 2015 as published in the New York Times
  • 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

Speaking Engagements

  • St. John's University, Navigating Your Insurance Career Path Panelist, November 5, 2019


  • 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

New York, NY Office

Wall Street Plaza
88 Pine Street, Suite 1900
New York, NY 10005
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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


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

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