Phoebe S. Sorial
Phoebe S. Sorial became General Counsel of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor on May 10, 2010. In that capacity, she is the head 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, Judge of the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, before entering into private practice. In 2003, Ms. Sorial joined Saiber LLC and 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. During her tenure, she met with legislative delegates and secured sponsorship for proposed legislation. Ms. Sorial is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey and Florida, as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.