MRR is pleased to announce that Cynthia L. Sands has joined the firm’s Cleveland office, where she will work as Senior Attorney in the Employment & Labor Law group. Ms. Sands has over 25 years of experience in employment and public sector law.
Cynthia’s primary area of focus is on labor and employment law, and civil rights and governmental liability, with an emphasis on litigation and counseling. She has successfully represented public entities and big and small companies in federal and state courts and before administrative tribunals. She defends employers against claims for wrongful termination, gender, race and disability discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wage and hour and civil rights violations. Ms. Sands has extensive trial experience, as well as experience resolving cases before trial, either by prevailing on dispositive motions or by negotiating settlements.
Prior to joining MRR, Cynthia served as Senior Trial & Litigation Counsel at a handful of insurance defense laws firm in Los Angeles, California, where she lived for the past 20 years. A graduate of Capital University Law School, she is admitted to the bar in Ohio and California. Additionally, she earned her undergrad from The Ohio State University.