Cindy is an intellectual property lawyer with significant litigation experience. She focuses her practice on patent and trade secret disputes in federal district court.
She has handled all stages of patent and trade secrets litigation in federal court, from client intake to trial. In her IP practice, Cindy conducts legal research, drafts pleadings and motions, handles pre-trial discovery, interviews and deposes witnesses, and supervises large document productions.
In 2020, Cindy was included in the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for her patent litigation work.
Cindy also devotes her time to pro bono matters. She volunteers with Delaware Volunteer Legal Services as well as the Delaware Office of the Child Advocate to represent and advocate for abused, neglected and dependent children in child welfare proceedings.
News & Insights
- Firm News, 08.20.2020
Thirty-one Morris Nichols attorneys were recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The results are based on peer-review evaluations from more than 67,000 eligible attorneys.
Professional & Civic
Alabama Bar Association
American Bar Association
Christ Church Christiana Hundred (Outreach Committee, Silent Auction)
Delaware Bar Association (Delaware Women and the Law Section)
Delaware Running Club
State of Delaware, Office of the Child Advocate (Advocate, 2010-2016)
Sunday Breakfast Mission (Volunteer, 2010-2014)
Tower Hill School (Green and White Sports Booster Club, Chair, 2015-present; Executive Committee, Secretary, 2014-2016)
Vanderbilt University School of Law, JD, 1992
Vanderbilt Law Review, associate editor
Duke University, BA, Political Science, cum laude, 1988
- Delaware, 1996
- Alabama, 1992
- US District Court for the District of Delaware