Cynthia S. Bamforth « Law Offices of Timothy Bowles | Top Employment Law Firm in Los Angeles

Cynthia S. Bamforth, Partner

Cynthia S. Bamforth

Ms. Bamforth has a strong skillset and extensive experience in California employment law issues including employee dispute resolution, harassment prevention training, workplace policy and compliance including compensation (e.g., minimum wages, overtime, and exemptions), meal and rest breaks, leaves of absence, and terminations.

Prior to joining Bowles Law, Ms. Bamforth served as in-house counsel for a group of affiliated businesses supervising all legal affairs, business and employment related litigation.

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.

Raised amid a family of lawyers and associate editor for Seattle University Law Review, Ms. Bamforth also employs her legal skills in pro bono work for a number of social betterment groups.


Wesleyan University

Seattle University School of Law, Magna Cum Lauda

Associate Editor, Seattle University Law Review

Bar Admissions

1996, California


Member, State Bar of California 

Advisory Board Member, Drug Free World Los Angeles

Member, Youth for Human Rights International

Member, The Way to Happiness Foundation

Member, Criminon International

Member, Citizens Commission on Human Rights

Media Mentions

“Hollywood Morality Clauses,” February 7, 2018, radio interview on 89.3 KPCC’s The Frame

“Powerful Women Gather for Panel to Help Victims of Sexual Abuse,” December 12, 2017, New York Minute Mag

“After Hollywood sexual harassment scandals, they were spurred to action. Now there’s a help line to report abuse and get legal support,” Women in Film LA’s panel discussion on sexual harassment, December 4, 2017, Los Angeles Times

“What Women in Film is Doing About Sexual Harassment in the Entertainment Industry,” November 30, 2017, The Hollywood Reporter

“Heather Graham Wants Sexual Harassers to Seek Treatment: ‘We’re Doing Them a Favor,’” November 29, 2017, Variety

“Company Bullies May Get Their Due in Court with New Laws,” August 16, 2010, Los Angeles Daily Journal

“Lawyers See New Lawsuit Boom in Unpaid Texting,” July 29, 2010 Los Angeles Daily Journal

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