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Cynthia L. Filla

Principal
Los Angeles

P 213-689-0404
F 213-689-0430
Cynthia.Filla@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Cynthia L. (“Cindy”) Filla is a Principal in the Los Angeles, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents employers and individual defendants in all types of employment litigation, including sexual harassment, discrimination on the basis of sex, race, age, religion, disability, retaliation and wrongful termination.

For the past several years, Ms. Filla has defended employers in wage and hour matters, including class action lawsuits.

Ms. Filla also helps clients avoid litigation by developing policies and providing advice on employment related issues, including discipline and termination, workplace investigations, and managing leaves of absences. She regularly speaks at seminars for human resources professionals and attorneys about workplace issues. She develops and conducts sexual harassment prevention training for California supervisors in compliance with AB 1825.

Ms. Filla has briefed and argued cases before the California Courts of Appeal and the Ninth Circuit.

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California

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June 30, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q2 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

June 30, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the second quarter of 2017. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More

April 30, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q1 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

April 30, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the first quarter of 2017. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More

April 28, 2016
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Cynthia Filla Discusses California Court's Decision to Expand Reasonable Accommodation Duty

April 28, 2016

Cynthia Filla discusses a recent California Court of Appeal decision that expanded the reasonable accommodation duty in SHRM’s “Court Expands California’s Reasonable Accommodation Duty.” Subscription may be required to view article. Read More

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June 16, 2016

Los Angeles Approves Minimum Wage Increases and Mandates Employers to Provide 48 Hours of Paid Sick Leave

June 16, 2016

Employers in the City of Los Angeles will need to review their current minimum wage and paid sick leave policies to ensure they comply with the new City ordinance increasing the minimum wage and extending paid sick leave benefits to employees working in the City. On June 1, 2016, the Los Angeles City Council voted in favor of... Read More

June 9, 2016

San Diego Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance Approved by Popular Vote

June 9, 2016

Employers in the City of San Diego will need to review their current paid sick leave and minimum wage policies to ensure they comply with a voter-approved ordinance extending paid sick leave and raising the minimum wage for workers in the City. Proposition I, the “Referendum of Ordinance Relating to Earned Sick Leave and Minimum... Read More

March 9, 2016

Santa Monica, California, Joins Patchwork of Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Laws

March 9, 2016

California’s City of Santa Monica’s City Council has adopted an ordinance that enacts minimum wage and paid sick leave requirements for covered employees as well as new regulations pertaining to service charges and surcharges. Ordinance Number 2509 became effective on February 25, 2016, although its provisions will not be... Read More

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Santa Monica, California, Joins Patchwork of Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Laws
March 10, 2016

California’s City of Santa Monica’s City Council has adopted an ordinance that enacts minimum wage and paid sick leave requirements for covered employees as well as new regulations pertaining to service charges and surcharges. Read More

Amendments to California Paid Sick Leave Law Effective
July 14, 2015

Significant amendments to California’s Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, also known as the California Paid Sick Leave Law, went into effect immediately upon Governor Jerry Brown’s signature on Assembly Bill no. 304 on July 13, 2015. Read More