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Cynthia L. Hill

Arlington, TX Employment Law Attorney

Attorney Cynthia L. Hill is a Labor and Employment Law attorney with over thirty years of legal experience. Leading the firm’s employment practice, she represents private sector clients in the areas of employment litigation, human resource issues, labor laws, and risk prevention. Cynthia regularly offers her clients counsel in matters involving employment policies and contracts, discipline, discharge, layoffs, disability and reasonable accommodation, family and medical leave, government contracting, non-competes, and confidential information issues. Cynthia is an experienced litigator and has successfully represented employers in contested matters before state and federal courts, state and federal administrative agencies, and before the National Labor Relations Board.   

Additionally, Cynthia concentrates her practice in the areas of government strategies and governmental compliance. She has offered legal counsel to independent school districts, charter and private schools, community colleges, universities, and other public entities. Cynthia frequently utilizes her experience to conduct independent third-party employment and Title IX investigations.    

Cynthia shares Harris Cook’s mission of leading in the courtroom and leading in the community. She is on the Project Reach Advisory Board with the Fort Worth Independent School District, has chaired the Region 11 Texas High School Mock Trial Competition for the last three years, and she is an Emeritus Member and former officer of the Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court, among many other services.    

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas (1987)

US Supreme Court
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Texas Eastern District Court
Texas Northern District Court
Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy Court
Texas Western District Court

Education

University of Texas School of Law
Juris Doctorate, 1987

University of Texas
B.B.A., 1984, cum laude

Honors and Awards

-Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Preeminent TM (5.0); Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & -Employment Law Top Attorney, Labor & Employment Law, Fort Worth, Texas Magazine (2014-2019)
-Top Attorney, Labor & Employment Law and Education Law, 360 West Magazine (2017-2019) Power Attorney, Fort Worth Business Press (2015)

Professional Associations and Memberships

-Texas Bar Association
-Tarrant County Bar Association (Member: Labor & Employment Law and Women Lawyers Sections) 
-Texas Bar Foundation 
-Tarrant County Bar Foundation 
-Master of Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court
-Secretary, Executive Committee Member, Membership Committee Member, and Chair of High School Mock Trial Committee, Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court
-Fort Worth Independent School District, Adolescent Pregnancy, Project Reach Advisory Board
-Certified in School Board Training by the Texas Education Agency – 2005 to present