Maguire Cardona, PC Welcomes Watkins As Associate Attorney

Friday, March 19, 2021 -- Albany-based civil litigation general practice firm Maguire Cardona, PC is pleased to announce that Soraya Watkins of Albany has joined the firm as associate attorney.


Watkins focuses her practice on civil litigation, medical malpractice and other personal injury cases.

“Soraya is a welcome addition to our firm,” said Maguire Cardona, P.C. Senior Partner Richard Maguire, Esq. “Her diverse experience in electronic discovery, legal research and legal writing enhances our overall expertise for our clients.”

Prior to joining Maguire Cardona, Watkins worked as an e-discovery attorney for several organizations, where she performed a critical analysis of legal records and assessed evidence for trial. The Richmond, Va. native gained experience in several sectors of civil law, including fraud, misrepresentation, contract breaches, and employment law.

Watkins, who is fluent in French and Spanish, completed her undergraduate degree at Spelman College and earned a joint master’s degree in business administration/law at North Carolina Central University. During her studies she completed numerous internships, where she focused on legal research and writing, trial strategy, and appellate arguments.

Admitted to practice law in the State of New York, Watkins is a member of the New York Bar Association, as well as the Albany and Schenectady County Bar Associations.

Four seasoned litigators founded Maguire Cardona, P.C. in 1997. Today the firm has eight attorneys who have a mix of legal expertise and are admitted to practice in all state courts of New York, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. For more information, call (518) 434-9807 or visit