Sonya Ostovar

LOCATION: Los Angeles, California

Sonya Ostovar is a Partner at Taylor & Ring. Her practice focuses on representing both children and adults in sexual abuse and sexual assault/misconduct cases.

Notable Verdicts & Settlements

  • $100 million judgment on behalf of a young girl who was sexually abused by her Jiu Jitsu coach.
  • $97.5 Million settlement where Sonya represented over 30 plaintiffs in the Santa Monica PAL/Eric Uller abuse cases.
  • $45.4 million verdict where Sonya was on the trial team who represented a young girl who was repeatedly sexually abused. County of Los Angeles’ DCFS was aware that plaintiff was living with a convicted child molester, yet did nothing. This was the #8 verdict in the State of California in 2018.
  • $8 million settlement on behalf of a 15-year-old girl who was sexually abused by her teacher at San Gabriel Mission High School. This was the largest individual settlement for a sexual abuse case the Archdiocese of Los Angeles had ever agreed to.
  • $4.3 million settlement on behalf of a woman who was sexually abused by her coach at a Calvary Chapel high school.
  • $3 million settlement for a woman who was sexually assaulted by a religious leader.  


  • J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law
    • Senior Editor, Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal
    • Honors: Certificate in the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Philosophy, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
    • Honors: Departmental Honors in Philosophy


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), Member
    • 2024, Chair of New Lawyers Committee
    • 2022 & 2023, Vice Chair of New Lawyers Committee
    • 2021, Chair of Law School Outreach Committee
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), Member
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member
  • The National Crime Victim Bar Association (NCVBA), Member
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