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Firm Name
Tien Law Firm, PLLC
Address
5540 Centerview Drive
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Suite 200
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Raleigh, NC 27606

Website
https://www.tienlawfirm.com
Areas of Practice
Personal Injury, Personal Injury Litigation, Personal Injury - $1 Million+ Recovered, Personal Injury - Catastrophic Injury, Personal Injury - Traumatic Brain Injury
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5540 Centerview Drive, Raleigh, NC, USA
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35.76299100000001
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-78.73216439999999
Bio
Full Biography

Recognized as a top personal injury attorney in North Carolina by several legal organizations, Sonya Tien established Tien Law Firm, PLLC to provide high-quality, skilled legal representation to injured clients and their families in her home state, and she has fought for and won millions of dollars in settlements for her clients in the triangle area. She has stood up to insurance companies and battled some of the largest entities in the nation to seek justice for her clients.

Ms. Tien received her law degree from Columbia Law School where she earned recognition as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar for academic excellence. Ms. Tien earned 17 undergraduate scholarships and received her degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School. After graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill, Ms. Tien became a Case Manager at a law firm in Chapel Hill, where she helped many clients get approved for Social Security disability benefits.

In law school, Ms. Tien was selected to serve as a judicial intern for the Honorable George H. Lowe of the United States District Court, Northern District of New York, where she gained invaluable experience in personal injury litigation, product liability, trials, and effective advocacy, and she received her trial training from the former Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division for the United States Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York.

After law school, Ms. Tien joined the litigation team at top international law firm, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, where she concentrated on federal investigations and complex commercial litigation. While at Fried Frank, Ms. Tien co-authored Fried Frank’s monthly White Collar Criminal Defense and Securities Enforcement Memo.

Ms. Tien has been recognized for her skill and success in the field of Personal Injury. In addition to being named “10 Best” Personal Injury Lawyers in North Carolina by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, she has been awarded Nation’s Premier “Top 10 Attorney Under 40” by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, “10 Best Female Attorneys” in NC by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, “Top 40 Lawyer Under 40” by the American Society of Legal Advocates, National Trial Lawyer’s “Top 40 Under 40,” “Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney” in NC by Attorney & Practice Magazine, and Ms. Tien was selected as Raleigh’s top three injury lawyers by Three Best Rated.

Practice Summary
Practice Overview

Tien Law Firm is an award-winning personal injury law firm in North Carolina that has won millions of dollars in settlements for its clients against large insurance companies. The firm fights for people who have been injured in all types of accidents, including car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, and premises liability cases.

The firm's dedicated and caring legal team has helped hundreds of people get back on their feet after being injured in an auto accident or other unfortunate circumstance and provides personal attention, high-quality representation, and value to its clients.

Awards & Honors

Raleigh’s Top 3 Injury Lawyers, Three Best Rated
10 Best Attorney, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Top 10 Attorney Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
10 Best Female Attorneys, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff’s Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers
Top 40 Lawyer Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates
Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney, Attorney & Practice Magazine

Publications

“Recent Developments in the SEC Cooperation Initiative,” Practising Law Institute, November 2012
“SEC Cooperation Update: 2012 Year-End Review,” Wall Street Lawyer, January 2013
“Financial Fraud & Disclosure Issues,” Fried Frank White Collar Criminal Defense & Securities Enforecement Memo.

Presentations

Speaker, Fried Frank CLE, “How to Draft an Employment Agreement,” July, 2010

Speaker, Fried Frank, “When Is a Company Required to Disclose Receipt of a Wells Notice?” July, 2012

Memberships

Best Attorneys of America, Lifetime Member
North Carolina State Bar
Tenth Judicial District Bar
North Carolina Advocates for Justice, 2013-2017
American Bar Association, 2012-2016
New York County Lawyers’ Association, 2012-2013
National Association of Women Lawyers, 2012-2013
New York State Bar Association, 2012-2013
North Carolina Bar Association, 2012-2015
The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys
American Society of Legal Advocates
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

Additional

Misdemeanor Defender Training, UNC School of Government

Admissions

North Carolina State Courts
New York State Courts
United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

Education

J.D., Columbia Law School

B.S.B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School

Facebook Reviews
Facebook Reviews
Tien Law Firm, PLLC
Tien Law Firm, PLLC 5540 Centerview Dr., Ste 200, Raleigh, NC 27606

5 out of 5 stars

Alexus Le

5 out of 5 stars

posted 5 months ago

Tien Law Firm is prompt, professional, and exceeded our expectations! We highly recommend them!

Bill Ragland

5 out of 5 stars

posted 5 months ago

She saved my life. Well maybe not life but ‘quality’ of life. She made it where I was paid while out on leave for a workers comp surgery on my dominant shoulder. As a single father with sole custody she got me a driving service and helped me all the way back till I was healed and back to...

Hoda Imeni Bassiri

5 out of 5 stars

posted 12 months ago

One of the sweetest and most professional people I’ve ever met. Thank you for everything that you do. I appreciate you!

Inessa Bergeron

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 years ago

I highly recommend the Tien Law Firm to everyone who needs legal services and representation. They are highly professional and they will fight for you, take my word for it. Ms. Sonya Tien worked tirelessly on my case and I got real results. She is very professional, helpful, thoughtful and keeps...

Aleah Locke

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 years ago

This was an excellent experience for me under the circumstance. Tien Law Firm took care of EVERYTHING for me from beginning to end and was able to keep me updated along the way. As you can imagine, being in a car accident can turn your life upside down but Sonya took the extra mile to ensure I was...

Joyce Lam

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

Excellent service!!!

Bev Ginn

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

I sustained a concussion when I was visiting a hotel and a window fell down and struck me in the head. After the injury, the insurance company gave me a really hard time. I contacted Ms. Tien to represent me. In a short while, I received a settlement check from the insurance company that I was very...

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Tien Law Firm, PLLC
Tien Law Firm, PLLC 5540 Centerview Dr., Ste 200, Raleigh, NC 27606

5 out of 5 stars

Thomas Lam, MCITP

5 out of 5 stars

posted 5 years ago

Ms. Tien is a great personal injury attorney, who wants the best for her clients. She is caring, talented, and diligent. She greatly exceeded our expectations.

Joseph

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 years ago

Sonya Tien helped me by working with multiple insurance companies, doctors and others after being hit from behind in a multiple car accident. She kept me informed, showed great Concern for my injuries and dealt With a situationist which I had no previous experience. I highly recommend her. Joseph L.

Dawn G.

5 out of 5 stars

posted 7 years ago

I sustained a concussion when I was visiting a hotel and a window fell down and struck me in the head. After the injury, the insurance company gave me a really hard time. I contacted Ms. Tien to represent me. In a short while, I received a settlement check from the insurance company that I was very...

anonymous

5 out of 5 stars

posted 7 years ago

Mrs. Tien is very efficient. She does not treat her clients like a number and gives great attention to each case. Very pleased client!!! Highly recommend Sonya Tien!