Cynthia S. Sandoval: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Cynthia S. Sandoval

Shareholder
Newport Beach,  CA  U.S.A.
Phone(949) 885-1360

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Disability
  • Leave and Health Management
  • Workplace Training
  • Privacy
  • e-Communication and Data Security
 
University University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., Business Economics, 1993
 
Law SchoolGolden Gate University, J.D., 1997 Associate Editor: Law Review, and a Merit Scholar
 
Admitted1997, California; 1998, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Northern Districts of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
 
LanguagesSpanish
 
Born1971
 
Biography

Cynthia S. Sandoval is a Shareholder in the Orange County, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and co-leader of the Workplace Training Practice Group. She has dedicated her entire legal career to the practice of employment law and litigation.

Ms. Sandoval has dealt with various employment issues, including, harassment, discrimination, family medical leave, wage and hour, and breach of contract. She has won numerous summary judgment motions and appeals, including multi-plaintiff litigation. She has also prevailed on motions to compel arbitration. Further, Ms. Sandoval has handled several administrative complaints with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Labor Commissioner. To this end, she has drafted position statements and prepared witnesses for administrative interviews and hearings.

In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Sandoval provides advice and trainings to employers. She counsels employers on their personnel policies including anti-harassment, equal employment opportunity, leave of absence, and vacation policies. Ms. Sandoval also provides training seminars on numerous employment matters including hiring practices, how to avoid wrongful termination, leave issues, wage and hour traps for the unwary, sexual harassment and discrimination (in both English and Spanish). Ms. Sandoval has also served as a guest speaker at the national SHRM and ACC conferences.

While attending law school, Ms. Sandoval served as an Associate Editor of the Golden Gate University Law Review. Published Works

Published Works

• Advising Employers on the Use of Social Media in the Workplace, Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine (February 2012) [Co-Author]

Publications

August 21, 2014

EEOC Releases Demanding New Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance

August 21, 2014

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's new Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues describes the agency's view of prohibitions on discrimination against pregnant workers and how the EEOC sees employment laws enacted in the past 30 years, such as the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act...

March 25, 2014

Employer Can Fire Worker Who Refused FMLA Leave for Violating No-Show Policy, Federal Court Rules

March 25, 2014

An employer did not violate the federal Family and Medical Leave Act for terminating an employee for violating its no-show, no-call policy, where the employee elected not to take protected FMLA leave, even though the reason for the employee's need for time off would have been covered under the statute, the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

 
ISLN914061050
 
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Office Information

Cynthia S. Sandoval

5000 Birch Street, Suite 5000
Newport BeachCA 92660




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