Sophia S. Chen

Sophia S. Chen


Sophia Chen is a real estate attorney in Holland & Knight's Washington, D.C., office for the firm's Mid-Atlantic Transactions group. Ms. Chen assists local and national clients with a broad range of real estate transactions.

Ms. Chen's transactional experience includes real estate financing involving multistate transactions, subscription lines and other commercial finance matters, office and retail leasing in commercial and mixed-use properties, acquisitions and sales of commercial and mixed-use properties, and commercial project development. She has recent experience in hotel operational matters, including hotel management agreements and vendor agreements. Ms. Chen also assists in corporate entity formation and diligence on behalf of owners of commercial real estate and developers.

During law school, Ms. Chen was also an articles editor for The George Washington International Law Review. Prior to law school, she worked for a real estate office, assisting in commercial and residential leasing and purchasing.


  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D.
  • Wellesley College, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Korean American Bar Association of Washington, D.C.
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Washington, D.C., Secretary of the Board of Directors, 2021-2022
Spoken Languages
  • Chinese - Cantonese
  • Chinese - Mandarin
  • Chinese - Shanghainese
  • English
  • Korean