Meet Sonya Pfeiffer, wife of defense lawyer David Rudolf who helped novelist Michael Peterson during his 2003 first-degree murder trial. So, where are Sonya and her husband today? The questions related to her age, her job, and their daughter, we answer it all below.
So, keep scrolling to learn more about her.
Meet Sonya Pfeiffer, David Rudolf Wife
Sonya Pfeiffer is the wife of defense attorney David Rudolf whose defense of novelist Michael Peterson brought him into the limelight. Sonya and David have been married for 14 years. In July 2018, Sonya wished birthday to her husband via an IG post. She wrote, “Happy birthday, Soul Mate”.
Based on their Instagram post, they tied the knots on 4 May 2007. Now, they share a daughter together who Sonya frequently features on her Instagram. According to a July 2019 post, they got engaged on her husband’s birthday in 2006. According to the post, he proposed to her on a breathtaking Smoky Mountain bluff with Opus One and a candle.
On their 14th anniversary, Sonya wrote, “Count ’em up! That’s 14 years with this guy. Who’s buying my drink? If you want to wish us a happy anni you can vote for Abuse of Power, our Webby-nominated podcast!”.
Sonya Pfeiffer Daughter
Sonya Pfeiffer and her husband David have a daughter named Zayne Rudolf. Born on 7 July 2010, she turned 11 in July 2021.
Besides accompanying her mother in theatre, Zayne also loves performing in theatre. According to a July 2018 post of her mother, Zayne performed as a pirate in Peter Pan Jr. at J Stage in Charlotte, North Carolina.
In October 2018, Sonya and Zayne went to see Matilda, the musical in the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte. They along with Sonya’s mother Janet interviewed with Wonderworld Film for CLT 250 and the Charlotte SHOUT Festival in March 2019.
Where Is Sonya Pfeiffer Today?
Sonya Pfeiffer is currently residing in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband and daughter. They are often seen having family time together. She and her husband also started a podcast titled Abuse of Power during the COVID-19 lockdown. The first episode of the podcast premiered in July 2020.
Sonya is a lover of art and attends exhibitions on a regular basis.
Sonya Pfeiffer Age
Born in January 1973, Sonya Pfeiffer reached 49 years old in 2022.
Sonya Pfeiffer Job
Sonya Pfeiffer has been an attorney with Rudolf Widenhouse since September 2011, according to LinkedIn. She came to Rudolf Widenhouse after working in the commercial litigation branch of Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge, and Rice in Charlotte, where she handled both civil and criminal cases. Pfeiffer concentrated her legal efforts on medical malpractice and criminal cases involving campaign money.
Sonya began her legal career as a member of the Mecklenburg County Public Defender’s Office’s Misdemeanor and Felony Drug Unit.
Furthermore, Sonya is an award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker in addition to her legal knowledge. She worked as a television news reporter in Raleigh, Boston, Omaha, and New York for almost a decade. While based in Paris, France, she covered big international topics such as the killing of Yitzhak Rabin in Tel Aviv and the signing of the Dayton Peace Accords in Paris. Pfeiffer has a unique capacity to communicate each client’s narrative in an engaging and persuasive manner as a result of this experience.
In her capacity as owner and artistic director of Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sonya’s years of writing and attention to visual arts are being put to use. She is admitted to practice in State court and all Federal courts in North Carolina, as well as the District of Columbia and Massachusetts. She is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
Sonya completed her B.S. (Journalism), Summa Cum Laude from Ohio University in 1995. She graduated with J.D. from the University of North Carolina in 2007.
In addition, Sonya also has an IMDB page where she appeared on Abuse of Power: State of Florida vs. Krishna Maharaj (2021), Die-Alogue: A True Crime Conversation (2020-2021).
She and her husband also joined Brauti Thorning LLP.
Fun Fact: She was also an On-air personality at WOUB TV and Radio
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Where Is Sonya Pfeiffer From?
Sonya Pfeiffer is likely a native of North Carolina.
Who Plays Sonya Pfeiffer On HBO Max’s The Staircase?
In HBO Max’s The Staircase, actor Teri Wyble is playing the role of Sonya Pfeiffer. Teri was born in the small Cajun town of Arnaudville, Louisiana, the youngest of five children of Huey and Angela Wyble. She graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a BFA in Performing Arts/Dance.
Some of her notable works are Suit Up (2013), The Originals (2014), Reckless (2014), The Walking Dead (2014), and Powers (2016) among others.