Cecilia’s multidisciplinary practice across a broad range of disciplines—including employment law, general corporate counseling, and construction law—provides a holistic and strategic business-oriented perspective for complex legal problems. Cecilia focuses her employment law practice on counseling employers and employees on a broad spectrum of HR issues and employment compliance needs. These include restrictive covenants, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation claims, leave management and accommodations, and terminations—with an emphasis on best practices to mitigate litigation risks. Cecilia’s practice also covers providing strategic day-to-day advice to businesses and their founders, owners, managers, and boards. Cecilia also has experience in advising the construction industry during all stages of a project’s life cycle, including drafting and negotiating construction contracts and dispute resolution.
Cecilia joined FVLD in 2013 after graduating cum laude from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she served as Managing Editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review.