Cindy K. Schmidt

Cindy K. Schmidt

Associate
cschmidt@lrrc.com vCard
520.629.4424
520.622.3088 fax
One S. Church Avenue
Suite 2000
Tucson, AZ 85701

Cindy Schmidt is a litigator with experience in a wide variety of civil disputes. Having been involved in local, regional, and national matters covering various industries, Cindy understands the importance of working with clients to understand their business, priorities, and needs. Cindy’s broad background in civil litigation includes disputes over property rights, construction projects, dealership agreements, independent contractor agreements, employment agreements, transportation services agreements, sales transactions, product liability, premises liability, personal injury, wrongful death, trademarks, insurance coverage, the False Claims Act, environmental law, domestication of foreign judgments, and post-judgment remedies.

Professional Experience

  • Snell & Wilmer, Associate, 2012-2015
  • Tucson City Court, Intern to Judge Nikki Chayet, 2010
  • Champaign, Illinois Unit 4 School District, Teacher, 2000-2009
  • Fisher, IL, C.U.S.D. 1, Teacher, 1998-2000

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona, Board Member, 2013-2017; Chair, 2018; Past-Chair, 2019
  • Arizona Builders Alliance, Advisory Board Member, 2018-present
  • State Bar of Arizona, Senior Law Task Force, Mentoring Subcommittee, 2018-present
  • UA Law Domestic Violence Law Clinic, Volunteer, 2018-present
  • UA Law J Byron McCormick Society, Member, 2012-2016; Executive Board, 2017-present
  • UA Law College Association, Governing Board, 2017-present
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association, Member, 2012-present
  • Federal Bar Association, Member, 2014-present
  • Pima County Bar Association, Member, 2012-present

Representative Matters

  • Represented landowner in Santa Cruz County easement dispute, negotiating favorable settlement terms for client
  • Represented commercial lessor in multiple forcible detainer actions, evicting tenants
  • Represented rancher in negotiating sand and gravel mining lease on property
  • Represented developers in drafting covenants, conditions, and restrictions for residential communities
  • Obtained favorable summary judgment verdict for Canadian lender seeking to domesticate a foreign country money judgment
  • Represented assisted living facility in defending wrongful death action, obtaining favorable settlement terms for client
  • Represented local retailer in defending breach of contract action, obtaining favorable settlement terms for client
  • Represented national construction company in bringing breach of contract actions against homeowners, obtaining favorable settlement terms for client
  • Represented real estate investment company in preventing party from subpoenaing highly sensitive documents
  • Worked on multiple teams defending insurance companies in insurance bad faith actions, each obtaining favorable settlement terms for client
  • Review leases, surveys and title documents for national lenders
  • Assist national homebuilder in enforcing personal guarantee

Related News

04/04/2017
DeWald, Freeman share John P. Frank Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award
59 attorneys earn recognition for providing more than 50 pro bono hours in 2016
9/2/2015
Complex Litigation Team joins Lewis Roca Rothgerber
Five attorneys jump to growing general practice firm in Phoenix
8/25/2015
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Adds Three Attorneys To Litigation Group
Ian Fischer, Jamie Halavais and Cindy Schmidt Join Growing General Practice Firm in Arizona

Publications

Distinctions

  • Chester H. Smith Memorial Scholarship - University of Arizona, 2012
  • Arizona Law Review, University of Arizona - Executive Note Editor, 2012

Other Info

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, 2012
M.Ed., University of Illinois, 2008
B.S., University of Illinois, 1998

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 2012
Federal, 2014

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
Arizona Supreme Court