Summary

Sohan is a strategic and experienced problem-solver representing clients before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal and state appellate and trial courts, government agencies, state legislatures, and Congress. His practice includes trial and appellate litigation, public law, investigations (including congressional, regulatory, and internal), regulatory and compliance matters, and international disputes (including international trade and international arbitration). Sohan is admitted in various jurisdictions in order to execute his eclectic skillset on multiple platforms.

Sohan served as the Deputy General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and as Special Counsel of the U.S. Department of Education (ED). In these positions, he played a prominent leadership role in numerous consequential matters involving international trade (export controls, sanctions, customs compliance, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), Team Telecom, and supply chain, among other areas), national security, intelligence, and domestic policy. Prior to joining Taft, Sohan was a partner in another large full-service law firm.

At the beginning of his legal career, Sohan was honored to serve as a law clerk to Judge Consuelo M. Callahan at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to Judge David A. Faber at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. Sohan is regularly invited to address Parliaments and Congresses (including the Romanian Parliament, the Hungarian Parliament, the Congress of Guatemala, and the Latin American Parliament) on consequential legal and economic issues. He maintains an active pro bono practice as well as accepts speaking engagements.

Sohan holds a Ph.D. in the law of international trade and arbitration from the University of Cambridge. He is the author of the book International Interplay: The Future of Expropriation Across International Dispute Settlement, which offers practical solutions in that field, and numerous law review and journal articles. Sohan earned his undergraduate degree from Columbia University; his J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley (where he was elected to the Order of the Coif signaling his rank in the top tenth of the graduating class); and his M.Sc. from the University of Oxford. Sohan is an adjunct professor at George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School.

Sohan has been honored as a “Champion of Justice” by the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Access to Justice Commission.

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Education

  • University of California Berkeley School of Law
  • University of Cambridge (Ph.D.)
  • University of Oxford (M.Sc.)
  • Columbia University (B.A.)

Admissions

  • State - District of Columbia
  • State - New York
  • State - Missouri
  • State - Texas
  • Federal - 1st Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - Court of Appeals - DC
  • Federal - U.S. Supreme Court