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Sonya K. Boun

Of Counsel
Phoenix

P 602-714-7042
F 602-714-7045
Sonya.Boun@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Sonya K. Boun is Of Counsel in the Phoenix, Arizona, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She focuses her practice on handling a variety of matters in defense of employers and municipalities in the areas of harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation. Ms. Boun’s practice also has a particular emphasis on assisting employers in the restaurant, hospitality, and retail industries, and in  representing tribal communities and tribal entities with respect to workplace investigations, department management reviews, and workplace mediations.

Ms. Boun's practice also encompasses proactively advising clients regarding personnel policies and assisting employers in drafting severance agreements, responding to EEOC charges, conducting internal investigations regarding discrimination complaints, and litigation.

She has been a guest speaker on topics such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and updates regarding proposed and new Arizona legislation. In addition, she has authored numerous articles for the Arizona Employment Law Letter.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Arizona State Bar, Labor and Employment Section
  • California Chamber of Commerce
  • Society for Human Resource Management