Margret L. Sonnier
Margret L. Sonnier is an attorney investigator and trainer with over 25 years of experience. She has worked for private law firms in the Houston area and as in-house counsel for a multinational oil and gas corporation. Throughout her career, Margret has conducted hundreds of investigations into complaints involving allegations of harassment/hostile work environment, workplace violence, fraud, retaliation, whistleblower violations of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and discrimination in the terms and conditions of employment.
Margret is known for her common sense approach and attention to details. She approaches investigations objectively and with a neutral eye believing that everyone should have an opportunity to be heard. Always respectful and professional, Margret understands that every witness is different and requires an understanding approach to get to the truth.
Margret believes that each person contributes to their workplace culture, so it is imperative that each person understands what is expected and required of them when they are at work. She relies on this belief and her extensive experience to bring clarity, humor, and reliability to her training workshops.
Margret has also participated in numerous mediations and is a proponent of alternative dispute resolution. She received her Mediation Certification from the A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center at the University of Houston Law Center in 2009.
Margret obtained her BBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and her JD from the University of Houston Law Center.