Phoebe S. Sorial
Phoebe S. Sorial has served as General Counsel of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor since May 10, 2010. She is the chief legal advisor for the Commission and assists the Commission in fulfilling its statutory mission.
Ms. Sorial is a graduate of Rutgers University and Rutgers-Newark School of Law, where she was the Managing Business Editor of the Computer and Technology Law Journal. In 2000, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Rudy B. Coleman, retired Judge of the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, before joining a prominent New Jersey law firm. While in private practice, Ms. Sorial represented corporate clients, state agencies and public entities in complex litigation at local, national and international levels. She also counseled clients regarding internal matters, including securities compliance, employment practices and other corporate protocols. In 2008, Ms. Sorial joined a Florida government relations firm, where she advised of legal implications of firm strategies and focused on legislative advocacy, alliance building and crisis communications.
Ms. Sorial is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey and Florida, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Southern District of New York and the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, as well as the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits.