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Cynthia L. Alexander

Cynthia Alexander’s practice in the Snell & Wilmer law firm is concentrated in commercial litigation, with emphasis on representation of financial institutions, and business entities and their corporate officers and directors. She has defended various institutions in disputes involving federal and state consumer protection statutes and various common law contract and tort, including lender liability claims. Cynthia handles matters that include bad faith lending, Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Home Ownership Equity Protection Act (HOEPA), Nevada's Foreclosure Mediation Program, and other assorted claims brought against mortgage lenders, institutions and servicers.  Further, Cynthia defends corporate officers and directors in liability, tort and fraud claims.

Cynthia also has experience in real estate litigation, handling title and escrow matters, real estate contract and easement disputes, and wrongful liens. In her construction law practice, Cynthia represents public and private owners, design professionals, general contractors and manufacturers on a variety of needs, including contract negotiation, risk avoidance and allocation, analysis and preparation of construction claims, as well as arbitration, mediation and litigation of construction disputes.


  • University of Wyoming College of Law (J.D., 1998)
  • University of Michigan (B.A., 1994)

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Nevada Trial Lawyers Association
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Creditors Rights Attorneys Association of Nevada, Member
  • Nevada Bankers Association
  • National Association of Women In Construction
    • Member
    • Board of Directors (2004-2006)

Representative Presentations & Publications

  • Construction Lien Law in Nevada, Presenter, Lorman Education Services (March 2014)
  • Foreclosure Mediation Program Encouraging Judicial Review of Mediations, Author, Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert (March 2012)
  • Nevada Ethics Update for In-House Counsel Recent Changes, Presenter, Association of Corporate Counsel Ethics Series (May 2007)

Professional Recognition & Awards

  • Women to Watch Award, Vegas Inc. (2014)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Construction Litigation (2012-2013)
  • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Lied Award for most pro bono hours (2012)
  • Women Who Mean Business, Nominee, Las Vegas Business Press (2010)
  • Person of Influence, In Business Las Vegas (2006)

Community Involvement

  • Nevada Public Radio, Board of Directors (2006-present)
    • Vice-Chair (2012-present)
  • Rocky Mountain Innocence Center, Board of Directors (2011-present)
    • Board President (2012-present)
  • Soroptimist International of Greater Las Vegas, Member (2013-present)
  • S.A.F.E. House, Board of Directors (2008)

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