Sonia is trained as a corporate and finance attorney. She received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and her JD from Georgetown University Law Center. Sonia has worked in private law firms in New York City, San Francisco and Tokyo. She has also worked as in-house counsel for the Tokyo office of a U.S. company covering legal matters Asia-wide.
In December 2008, Sonia moved back to Hong Kong with her family after having been away for almost 25 years. Sonia is currently working as in-house counsel at a bank. Sonia has been serving as co-chair of the Board of Generations Christian Education since February 2010. She also serves on the Executive Committee governing The Child Development Center, which provides early intervention services for children with developmental or special educational needs, and the Board of Governors of Branksome Hall Asia, an international school on Jeju Island in South Korea. Sonia is married to Jong and they have two children.