Sojourner King started her career as a civil litigator. Ms. King provided defense side representation for some of the world’s largest insurers, real estate developers and commercial entities. Ms. King represented clients in mass torts, asbestos, environmental and premises liability claims. She also assisted clients with insurance issues related to 9/11.
Since 2008, Ms. King has counseled law firms and corporations on electronic discovery, information governance and litigation preparedness. Ms. King partners with in-house counsel and information technology teams to develop strategic approaches to all aspects of the electronic discovery reference model; including developing, implementing and executing discovery strategies in complex domestic and international matters. Ms. King has acted as electronic discovery counsel to some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, investment banks and Fortune 100 companies in both Canada and the U.S.
Ms. King is also very involved in pro bono efforts. She represented homeowners who lost their homes because of the subprime mortgage crisis and was recognized for three consecutive years by the Legal Aid Society of New York for her outstanding pro bono service in the groundbreaking “Stop and Frisk” case against the New York City Housing Authority. Ms. King currently volunteers with Pro Bono Law Ontario.
Ms. King started her practice at a mid-sized New York City firm. Thereafter, she practiced at two large New York City law firms until her return to Toronto in 2013 where she practiced on Bay Street. Ms. King brings a breadth of local and global experience to her practice and always focuses on obtaining the best possible results for her clients.
Admission/Call To The Bar
New York, 2008
Law school and education
J.D., Howard University School of Law, 2005
B.A.(Hons.), University of Toronto, 2002
Rankings and recognitions
Recognized for three consecutive years by the Legal Aid Society of New York for outstanding pro bono service.
Membership and activities
Ontario Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Ediscovery Implementation Committee
Pro Bono Law Ontario
The Advocates Society
New York Bar Association
Brooklyn Bar Association – Former Chair Membership Committee
American Bar Association
National Bar Association