Bio

Cindy practices in the areas of employment law, insurance defense, and insurance coverage. She regularly speaks on employment law and HR-related topics for SHRM-affiliates and other industry groups around the state. Cindy served as the 2014 Chair of the Employment Law and Legislative Affairs (ELLA) Conference, hosted by the Arkansas Society for Human Resource Management State Council. She is also an active member of the Central Arkansas Human Resources Association (CAHRA) and was the President for 2020; was the VP of Communications for 2019; the VP for Special Programs for 2017/2018; and was the 2017/2018 Chair of the CAHRA Managers Conference. She co-chaired the Arkansas Bar Association’s 2020 Annual Meeting, co-chaired the 2018 Arkansas Bar Association’s Mid-Year Meeting, and served as the Chair of the Labor and Employment Section of the Arkansas Bar Association in 2012/2013. She is a member of the Judge Henry Woods Inn of Court. Cindy serves on the Board and Finance Committee of the Museum of Discovery. Cindy graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio and has been practicing law for over 20 years. She’s been named to Best Lawyers in America on multiple occasions.

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America 2022
    • Employment Law/Management
    • Litigation/Insurance
    • Litigation/Labor and Employment
  • Best Lawyers in America 2021
    • Employment Law/Management
    • Litigation/Insurance
    • Litigation/Labor and Employment
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers in Labor and Employment, 2020
  • Named one of the “Best Lawyers in Little Rock” by the Readers of Little Rock Soirée, 2017
  • Arkansas Bar Association Golden Gavel Award, 2018 and 2020
  • Graduate of the Leadership Greater Little Rock Program, Class of XXXIV
  • Museum of Discovery
    • Board of Directors (2012-Present)
    • Finance and Investment Committees
  • Arkansas Repertory Theatre
    • Chair, 2005 Saints & Sinners Masked Ball
    • Host Committee, 2007 Passion for Fashion,
  • Past member, Education Committee, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Fulbright Elementary School PTA (Co-Chair, Fall Carnival, 2015-2017)

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

– Senior Editor, Health Matrix: Journal of Law Medicine

Moot Court Executive Board

 

Affiliations

  • Arkansas Bar Association
    •  Chair, Labor and Employment Law Section, 2012-2013
    • Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2017-2018
    • Co-Chair, 2018 Mid-Year Meeting
    • Co-Chair, 2020 Annual Meeting
  • Pulaski County Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • 2014 Chair Employment Law and Legislative Affairs Conference, sponsored by
  • Arkansas Society for Human Resource Management
  • Central Arkansas Human Resources Association
    • President, 2020
    • VP of Communication, 2019
    • VP of Special Programs and Chair, CAHRA Managers Conference, 2017-2018
  • Society for Human Resource Management, Member Judge Henry Woods American Inn of Court

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio, J.D., 1997
  • Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), B.A.,1994

Admissions

  • Ohio, 1997
  • Arkansas, 2000
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern & Western Districts of Arkansas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit