A partner at Bowles Law, Cindy has a strong skill set and extensive experience in California employment law issues. This includes harassment prevention training, employee handbook compliance, wages (including overtime), meal and rest breaks, leaves of absence, independent contractor classification, disciplinary measures, and terminations.
Prior to joining Bowles Law, Ms. Bamforth served as in-house counsel for a group of affiliated businesses supervising all legal affairs.
Last year, she was honored by host John Horn to speak on KPCC NPR’s “The Frame” on identifying and preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. The invitation came on the heels of her participation in Women in Film’s #MeToo movement’s panel discussing sexual harassment in Hollywood.
Her lively and informative radio segment touched on the advantages to live classroom-style harassment prevention training, and what employers should do to prevent workplace harassment.
Ms. Bamforth is dedicated to helping companies develop sound employment practices for secure growth, through education and counseling. She is known for her exceptional communication skills and ability to defuse potentially explosive situations in the workplace.
Cindy received her Bachelor of Arts in government from Wesleyan University and her J.D. degree magna cum laude from Seattle University Law School. She also served as Associate Editor for the Seattle University Law Review.
Raised amid a family of lawyers, Ms. Bamforth also employs her legal skills in pro bono work for a variety of social betterment groups.