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Sonia Rodriguez

COWEN | RODRIGUEZ | PEACOCK

Sonia M. Rodriguez is a native of San Antonio and has represented only plaintiffs for nearly 20 years. She practices in the areas of personal injury trial and appellate law. Sonia is a Sustaining Member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA) and serves on TTLA’s Finance Committee. She is also a Past-President of the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association (SATLA). Sonia has served on the Litigation Council of the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar’s Committee of Pattern Jury Charges (Malpractice – Premises – Products) and is a member of various local bar associations.

In 2004, she became the first Mexican American woman to obtain a verdict in excess of $2 Million in Val Verde County, Texas. In 2005, and again in 2006, she was named a "Texas Rising Star" by Texas Monthly and Law & Politics.

Beyond the practice of law, Sonia has provided unwavering support to a number of important civic and community causes. Sonia currently serves as an advisor to the Young Women’s Leadership Academy and she serves on the Board of the SAISD Foundation. For nearly 10 years, Sonia served as Chairwoman of the Mayor's Commission on the Status of Women in San Antonio, having been appointed by Mayor Phil Hardberger to the Commission in 2005, and re-appointed by Mayor Julian Castro in 2009. In 2010, Sonia served as a Tri-Chair of Julian Castro’s master plan for re-envisioning the future of San Antonio: SA2020. Today, Sonia serves on the Board of SA2020, Inc., the non-profit committed to data-driven community engagement in San Antonio.