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Cynthia Gitt received her B.A. degree from Wheaton College. In 1971, she received her J.D. degree with honors from George Washington University Law School, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. Ms. Gitt was a trial attorney for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. from 1971 to 1974 and in San Francisco from 1974 to 1975. Thereafter, she was an assistant professor of law and director and litigator on behalf of the EEOC-funded Employment Discrimination Clinic at Wayne State University Law School from 1975 to 1977.


Ms. Gitt entered private practice in 1978 and was an associate at Morgan Lewis & Bockius (1978-1984), a partner with Ford & Harrison (1984–1991) and a shareholder and Of Counsel to Epstein Becker & Green (1991–2006) before co-founding Brown Gitt Law Group LLP in June 2006. She has represented employers in all aspects of single plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class action labor and employment litigation, and individuals in business litigation and security-related disputes.


Ms. Gitt also conducts workplace investigations, issues reports, and testifies for employers. She supervises investigations by outside investigators, and litigates their effectiveness in defense of claims of harassment or wrongful termination.

Los Angeles Magazine named Ms. Gitt a Super Lawyer for 2004–2010. She is a member of the Litigation, and the Labor and Employment Law sections of the American Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Pasadena Bar Association and the California State Bar. Ms. Gitt was named a top Los Angeles employment attorney by Pasadena Magazine and was featured in the 2nd Annual "Women Leaders in the Law" supplement to the Los Angeles Times. Ms. Gitt is a frequent speaker on employment topics with Sterling Education, the Corporate Counsel Institute and the LA County Bar Association Labor and Employment section.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 80%
  2. Employment: 10%
  3. Business: 5%
  4. Class Action: 5%

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Contact info

Brown Gitt Law Group LLP

300 North Lake Avenue, Suite 200
Pasadena, CA, 91101


AZActive 197907/02/2016
MINot authorized to practice-Administrative197108/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Who's Who Professional of the Year in Labor & Employment LawStrathmore2012
Top 10 AttorneysPasadena Magazine2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Top 10 AttorneysPasadena Magazine2011
Top 10 AttorneysPasadena Magazine2010
SuperlawyerLos Angeles Magazine2010
SuperlawyerLos Angeles Magazine2009
SuperlawyerLos Angeles Magazine2008
SuperlawyerLos Angeles Magazine2007
SuperlawyerLos Angeles Magazine2006
SuperlawyerLos Angeles Magazine2005
SuperlawyerLos Angeles Magazine2004
Who's WhoContintentalN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBrown Gitt Law Group, LLP2006 - Present
Of CounselEpstein Becker & Green, PC2005 - 2006
ShareholderEpstein Becker & Green, PC1991 - 2005
AssociateMorgan Lewis & Bockius1991 - 1994
PartnerFord & Harrison, LLP1984 - 1991
AssociateMorgan Lewis & Bockius1978 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine UniversityPsychologyMA - Masters2012
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1971
Wheaton College, Wheaton ILN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1968