Sonya Rikhye Joins The Forrest Firm

The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Sonya Rikhye to the firm’s Asheville office.

The Forrest Firm is a provider of legal services to businesses, non-profits, entrepreneurs, and individuals.  Core practice areas include corporate transactions, financings and capital raises, commercial real estate, intellectual property, employment law, banking and financial services, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning and administration, and litigation.

In her practice at the Forrest Firm, Sonya advises and represents clients on civil litigation and general business law matters.

Sonya began her legal career as an associate attorney at Anderson, Smith, Null & Stofer, L.L.P. in Victoria, Texas.  She then served as an associate attorney at Matney & Associates P.A. in Asheville. Sonya concentrated her practice in the areas of civil litigation, including creditors’ rights, real estate, including oil and gas law, and business law. Sonya is licensed to practice law in the states of North Carolina and Texas.

Sonya Rikhye received a bachelor’s degree in literature and a minor in political science from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and she earned a juris doctor degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law in Chapel Hill.  She is licensed to practice law in the states of North Carolina and Texas.

“We are excited to welcome another attorney to our budding Asheville practice,” said Martha Bradley, who leads the firm’s Asheville office. “Sonya is a skilled civil litigator who has already demonstrated excellence in dispute resolution while representing both businesses and individuals.  Her steadfast commitment to pro bono work and community service will be a great fit with our B Corp culture at the Forrest Firm, and in the Asheville market in particular.”

The Forrest Firm is a full-service corporate law firm and certified B Corporation with seven North Carolina offices.  The firm provides legal services in a manner that consistently exceeds client expectations, creates healthy, sustainable work environments for its professionals, and positively impacts communities across North Carolina.