Cynthia L. May: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Cynthia L. May

Of Counsel
Tampa,  FL  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Labor & Employment
    Contact InfoTelephone: 813.318.5700
    Fax: 813.318.5900
    University Florida State University, B.A., Humanities/English, 1970; Florida State University, M.A., English, 1971; Order of the Coif
    Law SchoolFlorida State University College of Law, J.D., with highest honors, 1994; Member, Florida State University Law Review
    Admitted1994, Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

    Professional & Community Involvement

    •Member, Hillsborough County Bar Association

    •Member, The Florida Bar

    •Labor & Employment Section

    •Member, American Bar Association

    •Labor & Employment Section

    •Member, Board of Directors, Master Chorale of Tampa Bay

    •Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts

    •Member, Society for Human Resource Management

    •Member, HR Tampa Bay

    BornWashington, D.C., October 15, 1948

    Cynthia May (Cindy) represents employers in a variety of employment matters in federal and state courts, as well as before administrative agencies. She also advises employers regarding best employment practices and policies. Before attending law school, Cindy was the Director of Employment for a 3,500 employee chain of department stores.

    Areas of Concentration

    •Litigation of claims under federal and Florida employment statutes

    •Title VII

    •Age Discrimination in Employment Act

    •Americans With Disabilities Act

    •Family and Medical Leave Act

    •Florida Civil Rights Act

    •Workers' Compensation Retaliation

    •Whistleblower Claims

    •Employment Torts

    Awards & Recognition

    •Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management, 2012-2015

    •Team Member, a Law360 Employment Practice Group of the Year, 2011 & 2013

    •Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2007-2009

    •Listed, Florida Trend magazine, Legal Elite, Employment Law, 2004-2008

    •Board Certified Labor and Employment Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, 2001

    •Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 AV, BV, AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

    Associated News & Events

    08.20.14 8 Greenberg Traurig Tampa Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015

    08.19.14 129 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015

    08.16.13 Two Greenberg Traurig Tampa Lawyers Named 2014 'Lawyers of the Year' by Best Lawyers in America

    12.23.11 Greenberg Traurig's Labor and Employment Practice Recognized Among Law360's Employment Groups of the Year

    09.27.11 Greenberg Traurig Tampa Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers in America 2012

    09.21.11 102 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Florida Listed In Best Lawyers in America 2012


    01.01.08 EEOC Final Rule Ensures Employers May Continue Coordinating Retiree Health Benefits with Medicare Benefits Without Violating ADEA


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    Office Information

    Cynthia L. May

    625 East Twiggs Street, Suite 100
    TampaFL 33602


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