Sophie Mars joined the Institute for Justice in October 2023 as the firm’s legislative assistant. In her role, Sophie provides administrative support and research assistance to the Institute’s legislative counsel.
Sophie graduated cum laude from Claremont McKenna College in May 2023. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations with a thematic focus in development. In college, she spent eight months in Washington, D.C. working in government affairs roles at a global law firm and at an international conservation organization.
Sophie is originally from Boston, Massachusetts but spent most of her childhood and college years in Ketchum, Idaho. She now lives in D.C. and works at IJ’s headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.