Sofia Orelo is an associate in Mayer Brown's Chicago office and a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice.

Sofia has dedicated substantial time to pro bono matters related to immigration and prisoner’s rights. She recently secured asylum for an Honduran woman and her daughter on the ground that the woman was targeted by a gang for witnessing a gang murder.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish


Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, JD, cum laude
Membership Editor of the Northwestern Journal of Human Rights

Washington University in St. Louis, BA, with honors
Dean's List
Phi Beta Kappa


  • Illinois