Cynthia Carney Johnson

Cynthia Carney Johnson

New York

Email cynthia.johnson@​

Phone +1 212 918 3041

Fax +1 212 918 3100

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Cynthia Carney Johnson draws on more than 20 years of broad-based experience as an associate, project manager, and e-discovery attorney to assist partners and associates in the Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment (LAE) practice group to understand and meet their discovery demands and obligations.

Cynthia advises on all aspects of electronic discovery, including case management; vendor management; document preservation, review, and production; and privilege. With certifications in e-discovery and legal project management (LPM), she works closely with the LPM LAE practice group to advise lawyers on LPM solutions and tools. Cynthia is also actively involved with the firm's Crisis Leadership Team.

Cynthia is a member of The Sedona Conference, the New York City Bar Association's E-Discovery Working Group, the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), and Women in E-Discovery.

Education and admissions


J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1992

B.A., Hunter College of The City University of New York, 1976


Member, Step Up - Nonprofit That Helps Girls From Under-Resourced Communities to Fulfill Their Potential

Member, The Sedona Conference

Member, Women in E-Discovery

Volunteer, Feerick Center for Social Justice, Legal Economic and Educational Advancement Project (LEEAP) - Access to Secondary and Higher Education

Volunteer, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Election Protection

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Court admissions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. Supreme Court

Representative experience

Drafted protocol for privilege review of documents in large-scale litigation.

Worked with Bar Association Courts of Superior Jurisdiction Committee to draft memo on categorical privilege logs as chair of e-discovery subcommittee.

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