Cynthia has a well-deserved reputation as a highly skilled and effective mediator for over 20 years, handling approximately 3,500 cases. An accomplished litigator at Pasternak & Pasternak, ALC, she represented plaintiffs and defendants, specializing in personal injury, business, employment, healthcare, civil rights, government liability, construction and real estate. Cynthia brings her broad legal experience to ADR Services, Inc., where she mediates full-time at its Southern California locations. Clients attribute her extraordinary settlement rate to thorough preparation, astute analysis, eminent fairness, sincerity, optimism, skilled negotiation, uncanny timing, her evidence-based approach and tenacity.
Among her numerous achievements are serving as Beverly Hills Bar Past President (7th woman in its 75-year history) and recipient of its most prestigious awards, MetNews' Person of the Year, ADR Top Achiever, ADR Case of the Year (twice), Board of Supervisors' Mediation Week Honoree, Southern California Super Lawyer (10 years), Top 16 Women ADR Professionals (So Cal), and MENSA Ltd., Inc. (Lifetime Member).