Lawyer-SoniaDas_tnSonia Das Sturm has been defending worker’s compensation claims throughout the State of Indiana for over eighteen 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 has held leadership positions in the Indiana State Bar Association, as the Chair of the Diversity Committee and as a member of the Board of Governors.  She also belongs to the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (DTCI), where she is the current chair of the Worker’s Compensation Section.  She also belongs to the Defense Research Institute (DRI), a national bar association of defense attorneys, and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association—Indiana Chapter (APABA-IN).  She is admitted to practice in the States of Indiana and Michigan, and before 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
2017 Michigan


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


2001-Present Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
Chair, Worker’s Compensation Section (2019)
2001-Present Defense Research Institute
2000-2018 Indiana State Bar Association
Diversity Committee Chair (2014-2016)
Board of Governors (2014-2015)
2001-2016 Indianapolis Bar Association
Indianapolis Homeless Project (2005-2015)
2015-Present Asian Pacific Bar Association
2017-Present State Bar of Michigan
Member, Worker’s Compensation Section

Workers’ Compensation Venues

Sonia Das Sturm attends the following Workers’ Compensation Hearing venues:

Indiana  All Counties
Michigan  All Counties

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Areas of Practice

General Liability Defense
Workers' Compensation Defense


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