Lawyer-SoniaDas_tnSonia Das Sturm has been defending worker’s compensation claims throughout the State of Indiana for over fifteen years.  She joined the firm in 2015, after spending many years with mid- and small-sized Indianapolis firms, developing skills in both civil defense litigation and worker’s compensation.  In addition to worker’s compensation defense, she has experience with mass tort/asbestos defense, personal injury defense, appellate work, and coverage litigation. Sonia is a graduate of Indiana University – Bloomington and the IU Maurer School of Law.  She is a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV attorney and has been selected for inclusion as a Super Lawyer or Rising Star by Indiana Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2009.  She is also a frequent author and speaker on worker’s compensation topics.  Sonia is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, where she is active in promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession through the ISBA’s Diversity Committee. She has also served on the Board of Governors for the ISBA.  She also belongs to the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (DTCI), and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association—Indiana Chapter (APABA-IN).  She is admitted to practice in the State of Indiana, and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.

Bar Admissions

2000 Indiana
2000 U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
2000 U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

Education

May 2000 Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana Juris Doctor
December 1996 Indiana University

Past Employment Positions

2013-2015 Partner – Rocap Law Firm, LLC/Rocap Musser, LLP
2001-2013 Associate Attorney / Partner – Lewis Wagner, LLP
2000-2001 Associate attorney – Jennings, Taylor, Wheeler, Bouwkamp

Organizations

  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Defense Research Institute, 2001-2016
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Diversity Committee Chair (2014-2016)
  • Board of Governors (2014-2015)
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, 2001-2016
  • Indianapolis Homeless Project, 2005-2015
  • Asian Pacific Bar Association

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Areas of Practice

General Liability Defense
Workers' Compensation Defense

Contact

Phone:(317) 215-5666
Fax:(317) 353-3682