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Cynthia L. Stratton

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Practice Areas:

  • Plaintiffs' Litigation
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Harassment and Discrimination
  • Wage and Hour Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Employment Defense
  • Prevailing Wage Matters
  • Preventative Training


For over 25 years, Cynthia L. Stratton has served as a modern advocate in that she takes an innovative approach by not only litigating cases through trial, but whenever possible, helping clients reduce exposure by utilizing a variety of preventative measures and alternate dispute resolution processes. As a managing partner at Stratton & Green, ALC, Ms. Stratton’s practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on business and employment matters, including claims of wrongful termination, harassment, and discrimination, as well as litigation prevention through statutory training, the creation of policy and procedure manuals, and management coaching. Ms. Stratton also serves as an independent workplace investigator.

Ms. Stratton has successfully handled a variety of civil disputes where she has meditated, arbitrated and/or litigated hundreds of cases to successful resolution. She is a Certified Mediator and served on mediation panels for the San Diego Superior Court and Department of Fair Employment and Housing (California Civil Rights Department). Ms. Stratton broadened her experience as a neutral through her service as a Judge Pro Tempore in several San Diego County Small Claims Courts.

Ms. Stratton has been honored as a Finalist by the Daily Transcript’s Top Attorneys - Labor/Employment, San Diego Business Journal’s General Counsel Award, and San Diego Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business Award. 

Within the legal community, Ms. Stratton serves on the San Diego County Bar Association Board of Directors, is a member of California Lawyers Association, writes articles in various publications, and regularly speaks at seminars/webinars educating the legal community on new labor and employment laws. Ms. Stratton stays active in the San Diego Community at large through her support and participation in several local charities and has a special commitment to those charities that provide aid to the elderly, promote women’s rights, and aid young children. Ms. Stratton continues to satisfy her desire to assist those in need through her participation as General Counsel for Meals on Wheels of the Greater San Diego Area.


  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • Juris Doctor - 06/1996
    • Honors: Member of USD’s nationally recognized Mock Trial Team
  • San Diego State University

Bar Admission

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Mediator

Current Employment Position

  • Partner