Cynthia Elizabeth Gitt (Pasadena, California)
Cynthia Elizabeth Gitt (Pasadena, California)

Cynthia Elizabeth Gitt

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Licensed for 48 years

Serving Pasadena, CA (view address)

Cynthia Elizabeth Gitt

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Serving Pasadena, CA (view address)

About Cynthia Elizabeth Gitt

Cynthia Gitt received her B.A. degree from Wheaton College. In 1971, she received her J.D. degree with honors from George Washington University Law School, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. Ms. Gitt was a trial attorney for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. from 1971 to 1974 and in San Francisco from 1974 to 1975. Thereafter, she was an assistant professor of law and director and litigator on behalf of the EEOC-funded Employment Discrimination Clinic at Wayne State University Law School from 1975 to 1977. Ms. Gitt entered private practice in 1978 and was an associate at Morgan Lewis & Bockius (1978-1984), a partner with Ford & Harrison (1984-1991) and a shareholder… Read more
Cynthia Gitt received her B.A. degree from Wheaton College. In 1971, she received her J.D. degree with honors from George Washington University Law School, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. Ms. Gitt was a trial attorney for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. from 1971 to 1974 and in San Francisco from 1974 to 1975. Thereafter, she was an assistant professor of law and director and litigator on behalf of the EEOC-funded Employment Discrimination Clinic at Wayne State University Law School from 1975 to 1977. Ms. Gitt entered private practice in 1978 and was an associate at Morgan Lewis & Bockius (1978-1984), a partner with Ford & Harrison (1984-1991) and a shareholder and Of Counsel to Epstein Becker & Green (1991-2006) before co-founding Brown Gitt Law Group LLP in June 2006. She has represented employers in all aspects of single plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class action labor and employment litigation, and individuals in business litigation and security-related disputes. Ms. Gitt also conducts workplace investigations, issues reports, and testifies for employers. She supervises investigations by outside investigators, and litigates their effectiveness in defense of claims of harassment or wrongful termination. Los Angeles Magazine named Ms. Gitt a Super Lawyer for 2004-2010. She is a member of the Litigation, and the Labor and Employment Law sections of the American Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Pasadena Bar Association and the California State Bar. Ms. Gitt was named a top Los Angeles employment attorney by Pasadena Magazine and was featured in the 2nd Annual "Women Leaders in the Law" supplement to the Los Angeles Times. Ms. Gitt is a frequent speaker on employment topics with Sterling Education, the Corporate Counsel Institute and the LA County Bar Association Labor and Employment section.
Over her career, Ms. Gitt has acquired impressive trial experience in individual, multiple plaintiff, and class actions cases. She is known for producing top quality results, having lost only two cases. Read less
Brown Gitt Law Group, ALC

Areas of Law

  • Business Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Class Action Defense
  • Employment Litigation
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Harassment
  • Personnel Policies
  • Personnel Training
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Labor
  • Litigation

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Member

Admission Details

Admitted in U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth, Ninth, Tenth and District of Columbia Circuits
1971, District of Columbia
1974, California
1979, Arizona
U.S. Supreme Court

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Law School Attended
George Washington University Law School

Class of 1971
J.D.
with honors

University Attended

Wheaton College
Class of 1968
B.A.

Birth Information

Born in 1946
York, Pennsylvania, November 14, 1946

Associations & Memberships
Los Angeles County, Pasadena and American (Member, Sections on: Litigation
Labor and Employment Law) Bar Associations
State Bar of California
Federal Bar Association(Employment Law, Litigation and Ethics Section)
Languages
Chinese - Mandarin and English


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What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
Cynthia Elizabeth Gitt was admitted in 1971 to the state of District of Columbia.
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Cynthia Elizabeth Gitt speaks Chinese - Mandarin.
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What law school did this attorney attend?
Cynthia Elizabeth Gitt attended George Washington University Law School.
What year was this attorney's law firm established?
Brown Gitt Law Group, ALC was established in 2006.

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