Cynthia Shambaugh


Cynthia Shambaugh is a partner in the Walnut Creek office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Cynthia has over thirty years of experience handling insurance defense litigation including an extensive background in construction defect litigation.


Editor of Chapter 14, "Construction Defects: Case Management and Mediation" in California Construction Contracts, Defects, and Litigation, CEB, since 2010.

Professional Presentations

"Roadmaps to Resolution" powerpoint presented at West Coast Casualty meeting and seminars in Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, and New Orleans.


  • State Bar Admissions
    • California
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of California


California State Bar Association


Hastings College of the Law

Juris Doctor, 1985

University of Chicago

Master of Arts, 1978

Bryn Mawr College

Bachelor of Arts, 1971-1973, 1974-1975

London School of Economics and Political Science


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