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Cynthia N Sass

Sass Law Firm

Attorney Cynthia Sass is a Senior Attorney of Sass Law Firm, a law firm in Tampa, FL. As a lawyer in Tampa, Florida, attorney Sass serves Hillsborough County, as well as clients throughout Florida.

Contact Information
Phone
: 8132515599
Fax : 8132599797
Areas of Practice
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Civil Rights
  • Contract
  • Employment Law
  • Overtime
  • Sexual Harassment
Admitted to Practice Law
    • The Florida Bar, 1987
    • Florida Supreme Court, 1987
    • Florida Second District Court of Appeal, 1987
    • United States Supreme Court, 2006
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2005
    • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1988
    • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1991
    • Federal Mediator/Florida Supreme Court Mediator Circuit Civil, 2002
Education
College
: Smith College, BA, 1984
Law School : University of Richmond, JD, 1987
Graduated : 1987
Professional Memberships
    •  Co-Chair of the Labor & Employment Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association 2016-2017
    •  Co-Chair for the ABA Liaison Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar
    • Co-Chair – Labor and Employment Section, Hillsborough County Bar Association, 2016-present
    • Fellow - The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (2011-present)
    • Chair - Spoliation Subcommittee, Employment Law Committee, Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions, 2010-2012
    • Employee Co-Chair - Technology in the Practice & Workplace Committee, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, 2010-2012
    • Committee Member - Employment Law Committee, Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions, 2009-2014
    • Executive Council Member - Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 1998-present
    • Board Member - Trial Lawyers Section, Hillsborough County Bar Association, 2010-present
    • Employee Co-Chair - Employment-at-Will Subcommittee, Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, 2010-present
    • Committee Member - Employment Rights & Responsibilities Committee, Section of Labor and Employment Law Section, American Bar Association, 2010-present
    • Participant - Leadership Development Program, Section of Labor and Employment Law Section, American Bar Association, 2009-2012
    • Chair - Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2006-2007
    • Chair-Elect - Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2005-2006
    • Legal Education Chair - Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2004-2005
    • CLE Chair - Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2003-2004
    • Co-Chair - Judicial Education Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 2002-2003
    • President - Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, 1999-2000
    • Co-Chair - Individual Rights Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar, 1999
    • President-Elect - Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, 1998-1999
    • Member - Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
    • Member - National Employment Lawyers Association
    • Member - Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association
    • Member - Federal Bar Association
    • Member - Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
    • Member - Trial Lawyers Section, Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Member - Labor and Employment Law Section, Hillsborough County Bar Association
Biographical Information

Cynthia N. Sass, Esquire, is the sole shareholder of Sass Law Firm, a five-attorney firm based in Tampa, Florida. Cynthia Sass obtained her law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law in 1987 and graduated from Smith College. She was admitted to The Florida Bar in 1987. She is also admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. Since 1990, Cynthia Sass has limited her practice to labor and employment matters.

Ms. Sass has been active in the litigation of employment discrimination cases in various federal and state courts, and has significant experience in all aspects of the practice of employment law.

Cynthia Sass is currently a member of the Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions, and both the American Bar Association Labor & Employment Law and its Employment Rights and Responsibilities Section. Cynthia Sass was inducted as a Fellow into The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers in 2011. She is Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Section for Hillsborough County. She is the past Board Member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Trial Lawyer Section from 2010 – 2016.She is past Employee Co-Chair of the American Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Technology in the Practice and Workplace Committee and Employment-at-Will Subcommittee, as well as a Board Member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association's Trial Lawyer Section. She is the past Chair of The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section for 2006-2007, served as its Legal Education Chair in 2004-2005, and the CLE Chair for 2003-2004. Cynthia Sass was President of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association, also called Florida NELA, in 1999-2000. Florida NELA is the state chapter of a national organization of lawyers who represent individual employees in cases involving employment discrimination, wrongful termination, employee benefits and other employment-related matters. Cynthia Sass also served as co-Chair of the Individual Rights Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar and was appointed an Executive Council Member in 1998. Additionally, Ms. Sass is a Federal Mediator/Florida Supreme Court Mediator Circuit Civil.

Since 2005, Martindale-Hubbell has rate Cynthia Sass as an AV attorney, which is its highest ranking, and lists her on its Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. She was also included on its Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers since 2011. Ms. Sass' firm has also been included in the U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers under Best Law Firms since 2011. The Best Lawyers in America has named Cynthia Sass as one of the best attorneys in the country starting in 2006. Florida Trend magazine selected Ms. Sass as one of their Legal Elite in the area of labor and employment law for the eight years. She has also been named a Florida Super Lawyer since 2006, and made their Top 50 Women in Florida list since 2008. Since 2009, Ms. Sass has been included in Marquis Who's Who in American Law. The July/August 2008 edition of Tampa Bay Magazine identified Cynthia Sass as one of The Best Attorneys in the Tampa Bay Area as compiled by Woodward & White.

Sass Law Firm
Contact Information
Phone
: 8132515599
Fax : 8132599797
Office Location

601 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Tampa, Florida 33603

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Sass Law Firm is located in Hillsborough County Florida.

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