Sophia Dai is an associate in Goodwin’s Business Law Department and a member of its Private Equity and Debt Finance groups. Her practice focuses on the representation of technology companies, private equity sponsors, portfolio companies and alternative and direct lenders in a variety of financing transactions. She represents clients across a broad range of industries, including healthcare, software, financial technology, financial services, retail and consumer products and pharmaceuticals. Ms. Dai joined Goodwin in 2018.

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Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Dai was an Associate and Summer Associate with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, New York, NY. Prior to graduating law school, she was a summer associate with Andrews Kurth LLP in Dubai and a law clerk for Senator John Cornyn in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Professional Activities

Ms. Dai is a member of the New York City Bar Association and American Bar Association, as well as the ABA section of Business Law Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee.

Professional Experience

At the University of Pennsylvania, Ms. Dai was the managing editor of the Journal of International Law and the executive editor for the Symposium Issue of Harvard’s Journal of Law and Public Policy. Ms. Dai was also a Meister Fellow in Wharton’s Public Policy Initiative and received a Wharton Certificate in Management from the Wharton School.

In addition, she was the president of the Federalist Society, a fellow at Women’s Re-entry Legal Services and a National Representative of the International Bar Association.






J.D., 2016
University of Pennsylvania Law School
B.A., Economics and Philosophy, 2012
University of California, Los Angeles



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