During these challenging times, Severson & Werson remains open and in full operation, consistent with the firm’s previously established contingency planning. While many of our attorneys and staff will be working remotely, as a firm, we continue in full operation. We are here to help, as always.

Special Counsel

Cynthia L. Mitchell

Cynthia Mitchell Insurance litigation

Smart, professional, cool under pressure attorney who provides practical, comprehensive, focused advice to insurers on coverage, assistance with complex settlement negotiations and litigation support on insurance issues.

Cindy has thirty years experience in providing insurance coverage advice, assistance with complex settlement negotiations, and litigation support to insurers writing professional liability, employers liability, general liability and maritime coverages.

She has a successful monitoring practice for professional liability programs which has built good long-term relationships with insureds and resulted in more efficient claims handling and reporting.

Her strengths include providing practical guidance about early identification, reporting, and claims support to Insured firms and professional conferences.


  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1976
  • Columbia University, 1971
  • Mills College, B.A., 1969


  • California