Sophie A. Hood
Tel. (415) 773-6611


Yale Law School, J.D.

Williams College, B.A.


Hon. Sidney R. Thomas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2011-2012

Bar Admissions


Sophie A. Hood

Prior to joining Keker & Van Nest in the fall of 2013, Ms. Hood completed a fellowship with the Information Law Institute of New York University. During law school, she participated in the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, where she argued in federal court and both took and defended depositions. Before attending law school, Ms. Hood worked as an analyst in Morgan Stanley’s Institutional Securities division and as a research associate at Harvard Business School. Ms. Hood speaks Spanish and grew up in San Francisco.

Honors and Awards

Yale Law School

  • Editor, Yale Law Journal
  • Development Editor, Yale Journal of International Law

Williams College

  • Phi Beta Kappa
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