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Lara Sofia Romero is an associate in McKool Smith's New York office. She is involved in all aspects of the firm’s litigation practice. 

Lara Sofia also maintains an active pro bono practice focused on immigration. She has helped clients obtain lawful employment and eventual U.S. citizenship through applications for U Visas, which are set aside for victims of crime, including domestic abuse.

While attending law school, she was the Co-Chair of the Women of Color Collective, a NYC Bar Association fellow, and an Editor of the NYU Journal of Law & Liberty.

Lara Sofia is an active member of the New York performing arts community and offers dance workshops to New York City homeless shelters and community centers for underserved youth.

She is fluent in Spanish and French and is conversant in Mandarin Chinese.


J.D., New York University School of Law, 2016.

B.A., with Distinction in International Relations, Stanford University, 2010.

Court Admissions

  • New York
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