Maisie C. Sokolove

Maisie Sokolove - Knox Ricksen LLP

Maisie C. Sokolove joined Knox Ricksen as an associate in 2007. Her practice focuses on health care fraud litigation. She also represents clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases, as well as environmental and toxic tort defense. Ms. Sokolove has extensive experience litigating on behalf of large insurance companies in qui tam actions brought pursuant to the California Insurance Frauds Prevention Act (California Insurance Code, § 1871.7). Ms. Sokolove also has first chair trial experience.

Before joining Knox Ricksen, Ms. Sokolove served as a Deputy County Counsel at the Office of the County Counsel for Alameda County, primarily representing the County in civil litigation matters and administrative hearings. While at the Office of the County Counsel, Ms. Sokolove also engaged in extensive appellate work, including oral argument before the First District Court of Appeal. During her time working for the County, Ms. Sokolove gained experience in a wide variety of practice areas, including public entity tort liability, civil rights, and employment law.

While in law school, Ms. Sokolove was a member of the Hastings Law Journal.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Northern California Fraud Investigators Association
  • Member, Southern California Fraud Investigators Association



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  • J.D. University of California, Hastings College of Law (2005)
  • B.A. Distinction in General Scholarship, University of California, Berkeley (2002)

Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of California (2005)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2006)
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California (2006)

Honors and Awards

  • “Top Women Attorneys in Northern California“, San Francisco Magazine (2012)
  • Northern California Rising Stars”, San Francisco Magazine (2010-2012)
  • Best Moot Court Brief, Hastings College of the Law (2003)
  • Best Moot Court Oral Argument, Honorable Mention, Hastings College of the Law (2003)
  • CALI Award for Achievement in Public Interest Law, Hastings College of the Law (2004)