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Sophie West


Sophie is an associate in the litigation department and concentrates her practice in commercial litigation, criminal law, and federal civil rights actions arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Section 1983. She has experience representing clients in appellate, state, and federal court. Prior to joining Mackenzie Hughes, Sophie clerked for U.S. District Court Judge David N. Hurd and served as Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Syracuse. In her free time she enjoys reading, hiking, and playing with her dog, Clio.


  • B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Hobart and William Smith College
  • J.D. Cum Laude, Syracuse University College of Law
  • New York State Bar
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit