Elizabeth J. Soja
Of Counsel


Beth Soja has practiced media and First Amendment law in both private firm and nonprofit settings, where she has advised many types of media outlets, businesses and journalists. She has co-authored amicus curiae (friend of the court) briefs in courts around the country, including the United States Supreme Court. She has experience with pre-publication review, libel litigation, copyright matters, and freedom of information laws.

She enjoyed teaching “Media Law in the Digital Age” as an adjunct lecturer at Georgetown University during her time in Washington, D.C. Before entering private practice, Beth spent a year as a libel and privacy fellow at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.

While in law school at UNC, she served as an articles and notes editor for the First Amendment Law Review and worked as an intern reporter for the Legal Times (now The National Law Journal). She lives in Charlotte with her husband Brian and their three children.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law, J.D., 2006
Georgetown University, B.A., 2003

North Carolina, Virginia* (*inactive/associate, in good standing)

All North Carolina state and federal courts

Mecklenburg County Bar, Decoding Dyslexia North Carolina Board Member, Waddell Language Academy PTSO, St. Peter’s Catholic Church

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