Cynthia Y. Sun
p213 426 5000 ext. 2070
Ms. Sun is an associate attorney at Sanders Roberts, where she specializes in the areas of lemon law and personal injury/general liability defense, including wrongful death and catastrophic injuries. Ms. Sun has successfully litigated high-exposure cases by either obtaining summary judgment or nominal settlements. She has recently scored victories on three motions for summary judgment for a large multinational developer and operator of retail shopping centers in two premises liability cases. Ms. Sun is admitted to practice in California and is also admitted to all four of the United States District Courts in California.
Ms. Sun was born and raised in the South Bay. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles and graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. is Psychology and a minor in French in 2003. After college, she attended Western New England College School of Law (now known as Western New England University) in Springfield, Massachusetts and graduated cum laude in 2006. In her final year in law school, Ms. Sun was admitted as a student attorney under Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Rule 3.03 and represented tenants and consumers in Massachusetts District Court. She argued two bench trials and negotiated settlements on her clients’ behalf. During her second year in law school, Ms. Sun competed in the intramural moot court competition and received the Best Overall Advocate award for her outstanding oral and written advocacy skills. This award qualified her to compete in the National Moot Court competition where she and her two teammates researched and drafted a U.S. Supreme Court brief on the 5th amendment takings clause and the Rooker-Feldman doctrine. Also during her second year, Ms. Sun served as a judicial extern for the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut where she drafted a judicial opinion on subject matter and personal jurisdiction in a patent case. In 2004, Ms. Sun served as a judicial extern for the Los Angeles County Superior Court. After law school, Ms. Sun returned to Los Angeles to pursue her legal career. Ms. Sun has represented a variety of clients from individuals and small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. She has drafted several motions for summary judgment that have been granted or lead to settlement in her clients’ favor. Ms. Sun is active in the Asian communities. She is a member of the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the Asian community. In her spare time, she enjoys boogie boarding, crocheting, traveling, and dancing.