Cindy Medina-Cervantes focuses her practice on toxic tort with extensive experience drafting pleadings and dispositive motions, conducting and defending depositions, and preparing expert witnesses for trial.

Prior to joining Segal McCambridge, Cindy worked as an associate at a litigation defense firm where she represented physicians, nurses, professional corporations and hospitals. She also served as a clerk for the Honorable Ronald F. Bartkowicz in the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County in Illinois.

Cindy earned her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law, where she was president of the Latino/a Law Student Association, member of the DePaul Appellate Moot Court Society, a writer for the DePaul Journal of Health Care Law and a recipient of a Diversity Scholarship. She holds a B.A. in international affairs from The George Washington University.

She currently serves as a member of the DePaul Moot Court Alumni Board, where she coaches and advises law students preparing for moot court competitions. She is also a board member of the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois.

Outside of the office, she enjoys cooking, hiking and traveling.

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Languages

  • Spanish

Publications

  • “Moving Towards a Brighter Future: IBM’s Investment in Modernizing Medicine,” The Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute E-Pulse Newsletter, 2015