Cynthia C. Albracht-Crogan

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Phoenix, Arizona

Cohen Dowd Quigley P.C.
Cynthia C. Albracht-Crogan
Cohen Dowd Quigley P.C.

Practice Areas: Business Litigation

Licensed in Arizona since: 2000

Education: Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024

Cohen Dowd Quigley P.C.

2425 East Camelback Road
Suite 1100
Phoenix, AZ 85016 Phone: 602-252-8400 Email: Cynthia C. Albracht-Crogan Visit website


Cynthia C. Albracht-Crogan is an attorney who represents clients in the Phoenix, Arizona area. Cynthia Albracht-Crogan is recognized by peers and was selected to Super Lawyers for 2015 - 2024. This selection is based off of an evaluation of 12 indicators including peer recognition and professional achievement in legal practice.

Cynthia Albracht-Crogan chose to pursue a career in law after completing undergraduate studies. She attended Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and graduated in 2000. Cynthia Albracht-Crogan passed the bar exam and was admitted to legal practice in 2000.

She represents clients with Business Litigation issues in Arizona.

Being selected to Super Lawyers is limited to a small number of attorneys in each state. As one of the few attorneys to garner the distinction of Super Lawyers, Cynthia Albracht-Crogan has earned the respect of peers as one of the top-rated attorneys in the nation.

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First Admitted: 2000, Arizona

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Represented Patrick W. Bearup in Patrick Wade Bearup v. State of Arizona, Capital Case No. 09A538 as part of the ABA Death Penalty Representation Project and filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court on his behalf.  , 2010
  • Johnson v. SmithKline Beecham Corporation, et al. See, e.g., 2018 WL 9536806 (E.D. Penn. Feb. 26, 2018).  Represented plaintiff in thalidomide class action in response to her counsel's Motion to Withdraw., 2018
  • Worked with Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project to represented juvenile Chinese national is asylum petition., 2002
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Author of article discussing considerations for conducting juvenile drug testing within schools and the juvenile justice system., Author, Best Practices for Juvenile Drug Testing, ABA Section of Litigation/ Children's Rights Newsletter, 2010
  • Author of article identifying special concerns when representing juvenile victims and witnesses in juvenile proceedings., Author, Representing Child Victims and Witnesses in Criminal Proceedings, ABA Section of Litigation/ Children's Rights Newsletter, 2007
  • Authoried article summarizing ABA Section of Litigation CLE presentation regarding best practices for representing unaccompanied minors in the juvenile justice system, Author, Child Clients are Different: Best Practices for Representing Unaccompanied Minors, ABA Section of Litigation/ Children's Rights Newsletter, 2007
  • Participated as a faculty member providing closing argument demonstration for the LITT program's Anatomy of a Trial boot camp at the ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona., Presenter/Faculty, Litigation Institute for Trial Training, 2014
  • Author of Record Reporter Article describing the ABA Section of Litigation "Anatomy of a Trial: Wyatt Earp" program held on April 9, 2014., Author, Why the Wild Wild West is Still Relevant, The Record Reporter, 2014
  • Authored article providng helpful tips for young lawyers starting a solo practice., Author, Five Tips for Young Lawyers Hanging a Shingle, ABA Section of Litigation/Young Advocates Newsletter, 2013
  • Author of article in Children's Rights Newsletter discussing special legal and juvenile delinguency considerations of LGBTQ juveniles., Author, Recognizing and Addressing LGBTQ Issues, ABA Section of Litigation/Children's Rights Newsletter, 2012
  • Sustaining Member, Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2016
  • Member, Litigation Counsel of America, 2022
  • Member, Arizona Business Leaders, Business & Commercial Litigation, AZ Big Media, 2020
  • Inaugural Jurimetrics Alumni Recognition Award, Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law, Juimetrics Journal, 2018
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona, Arizona Business Magazine, 2018
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbel, 2014
  • Honored for pro bono representation of juvenile Chinese national seeking asylum in the United States., Recognition of Pro Bono Work, Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, 2002
  • The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary organization of lawyers, judges and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession. Fellows are nominated by their peers. The Fellows support the research of the American Bar Foundation through their annual contributions and sponsor seminars and events of direct relevance to leaders of the legal profession. Fewer than one percent of U.S. lawyers and a small percentage of international lawyers are eligible to be Fellows of the American Bar Foundation., American Bar Association Fellow, 2014
  • Awarded for work conducted as the website editor of the ABA Section of Litigation Solo & Small Firm Committee, Outstanding Subcommittee Chair, ABA Section of Litigation, 2011
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Goldwater Bank v. First Western Financial, Inc., et al., Maricopa County Superior Court, Case No. CV2015-009825.  Judgment in favor of Defendant client on all Plaintiffs' claims.  Judgment in favor of Counter-claimant client in the total amount of: $3,639,110.87, inclusive of actual damages, treble damages, attorneys' fees, costs and interest.  Amount upheld on appeal: Goldwater Bank, NA v. Craig Mattson, et al., 2020 WL 3056332 (June 9, 2020), review denied, November 20, 2020., 2018
  • The State of the Netherlands v. MD Helicopters, Inc., 250 Ariz. 235, 478 P.3d 230 (2020).  Successfully domesticated multi-million judgment entered by The Hague against Defendant pursuant to the Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act., 2020
  • Donald A. Shooter v. State of Arizona, et al., 2023 WL 2317167 (March 2, 2023).  Upholding trial court's dismissal of due process claims, and award of summary judgment for defamation and civil conspiracy., 2023
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Arizona State Co-Chair for the American Bar Foundation, 2020
  • ABA Section of Litigation: Arizona Chair, Judicial Internship Opportunity Program, 2020
  • ABA Section of Litigation: National Co-Chair, Judicial Internship Opportunity Program, 2022
  • Member: ABA Section of Litigation Young Litigator Task Force, 2017
  • Instructor at National Institute of Trial Advocacy Phoenix Deposition Program, 2012
  • Currently serves as Co-Chair for the ABA Section of Litigation Solo & Small Firm Committee., 2013

Office location for Cynthia C. Albracht-Crogan

2425 East Camelback Road
Suite 1100
Phoenix, AZ 85016


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