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Cynthia Mitchell Elected President of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law’s New York Chapter


Seyfarth Shaw’s Cynthia Mitchell, partner and co-lead of the firm’s national Health Care Real Estate & Finance practice, was elecetd President of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law’s New York Chapter. Mitchell previously served as Vice President in 2016 and has a 1-year term as President. In addition, Seyfarth’s Elizabeth Schrero will co-chair the Programming Committee and Stephanie Grimaldi will co-chair the Associates Committee, as they both did last year
The Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law is a non-profit membership association bringing together women’s initiatives in law firms and companies of all sizes. The Coalition was originally launched in Chicago in 2008 by a group of leaders’ in their firms’ women’s initiatives. Today, in addition to the Chicago chapter, the Coalition also has a chapter in New York. The Coalition brings together women lawyers in all areas of the law to advance the initiatives of its members through networking, professional development and community outreach activities. Across the two regions, more than 120 law firms and companies participate in the Coalition annually. To read more information, visit here
Mitchell focuses on representing clients across the country in the acquisition and disposition of various types of commercial real property, including healthcare facilities, office buildings, industrial properties, and mixed-use apartment buildings, and on the real estate-related aspects of transactions pertaining to corporate sales, acquisitions, and mergers. She also represents landlords and tenants in commercial use and commercial lease transactions, and lenders and borrowers in real estate finance matters.