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Lawyer

Cynthia Ann O'Neal, American lawyer. Achievements include First African-American woman elected to the council of the North Carolina Bar Association construction section. Recipient Leadership award, Triangle Business Journal, 2006.

Background

O'Neal, Cynthia Ann was born on April 24, 1974 in Smithfield, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Jasper and Azzie O'Neal.

Education

Bachelor, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1992. Juris Doctor, Duke University Law School, Durham, North Carolina, 1999.

Career

Law clerk North Carolina Supreme Court, Raleigh, 1999—2000. Associate Smith Helms Mulliss & Moore, LLP, 2000—2002, Taylor Penry Rash & Riemann, Professional Limited Liability Company, Raleigh, 2003—2007. Partner, general counsel Global Corporate Services Construction Company, Durham, 2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include First African-American woman elected to the council of the North Carolina Bar Association construction section.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book review) Fidelity & Surety Law Committee Newsletter.

Membership

Volunteer Habitat for Humanity, Raleigh, 2005—2006, Wake County Bar Association Lunch with Lawyer Progressive, Raleigh, 2005—2006, Duke Connect, Durham, since 2006. Legal director Product Lifecycle Management Families Together, Inc., Raleigh, 2006—2007. Member of American Bar Association, North Carolina Association Women Attorneys, Business and Professional Women (chair North Carolina district since 2006, Young Careerist award 2006), Associated General Contractors America, United Books Minority Contractors North Carolina, Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women, National Association Women in Construction (correspondent secretary since 2006, President award 2005-2006), North Carolina Bar Association (lawyers in schools committee since 2005).

Connections

father:
Jasper O'Neal

mother:
Azzie O'Neal