Cynthia Leppert named to list of Maryland Super Lawyers for Seventeenth Consecutive Year

Cynthia Leppert has been selected to the 2024 Super Lawyers list for the State of Maryland.  This is the seventeenth consecutive year that she has been named to this list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.


November 7, 2023

Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer review  company in the legal profession, today announced the release of the 14th edition of the United States Best Law Firms® rankings.  The Law Office of Cynthia Leppert, LLC is honored and pleased to be included on the list of Best Law Firms for 2024.

The list of recognized firms is based on Best Law Firms’ proven methodology that relies on qualitative and quantitative data on legal skillset, achievements and client successes collected through a submission process managed by Best Lawyers. 


November 2, 2023

The Bar Association of Baltimore City (BABC), one of the oldest bar associations in the United States, has announced that Cynthia Leppert will receive the Margaret Brent – Juanita Jackson Mitchell Award at a luncheon to be held on November 21,2023, at the Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore City.

Margaret Brent was the first woman lawyer in the United States.  Juanita Jackson Mitchell was the first African-American women lawyer in Maryland.  Building on their legacies, the BABC created the Brent-Mitchell Award to recognize a woman lawyer or judge who:

1) Exemplifies the pioneer spirit of Margaret Brent and Juanita Jackson Mitchell;

2) Has achieved a high degree of suceess in the field of law; and

3) Has paved the way for women in the law.

A awardee may be chosen no more frequently than every two years.  Cynthia will be the eighteenth recipient of this award.


August 21, 2023

Best Lawyers in America® has announced that Cynthia Leppert has been named to its list of the Best Lawyers in America for 2024.  Cynthia has been included on this prestigious list every year since 2014.

Since its founding in 1938, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The 2024 Best Lawyers in America® list is based on exhaustive peer review surveys in which more than 83,000 attorneys cast more than 13 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.  Corporate Counsel magazine has referred to Best Lawyers as “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”


May 15, 2023

Cynthia Leppert will speak on a panel at the Annual Meeting of the Women’s Bar Association (“WBA”) on June 3, 2023 at the Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, Maryland.  The program is entitled, “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories,” and commences at 9 am. 


April 30, 2023

The Maryland State Bar Association (“MSBA”) has announced that Cynthia Leppert has been elected to a two-year term on the MSBA’s governing board, the Board of Governors. The MSBA is a voluntary organization of 27,000 members, consisting of lawyers and judges, which promotes professional excellence, access to justice, and professionalism. It is one of the oldest bar associations in the United States, having been formed in 1896. This will be Cynthia’s third term as a Governor on the Board of Governors.


February 16, 2023

The Baltimore County Blue Ribbon Commission on Ethics and Accountability, a seven-member commission on which Cynthia Leppert serves, has issued its Final Report. The Commission was appointed by the Baltimore County Executive in 2022 to study Baltimore County’s existing ethics laws and laws concerning the Office of Inspector General and provide recommendations to ensure existing policies align with national best practices and identify any additional policies, functions, or innovative practices to strengthen existing law. A copy of the Final Report can be accessed here