Office of General Counsel

Cynthia L. Jewett

Senior Associate General Counsel
Phone: (480) 965-4550
Facsimile: (480) 965-0984

Cynthia Jewett is responsible for overseeing the employment practice group in the Office of General Counsel. This includes leadership over the attorneys advising on academic and non-academic personnel matters, student matters, and law enforcement matters.

Her responsibilities also include administrative oversight of the Athletics Compliance group. The Athletics Compliance staff designs and administers education and monitoring systems that facilitate compliance by the University with all University, Pacific-12 Conference and NCAA rules and regulations governing its intercollegiate athletics operations. The Executive Director for Athletics Compliance Office reports through Ms. Jewett to the General Counsel

Ms. Jewett joined ASU in 1995. Prior to joining the Office of General Counsel, she was in private practice in Phoenix where her primary areas of practice were education law (representing numerous public school districts), employment law and commercial litigation. She has an AV ("Preeminent Attorney") rating from Martindale-Hubbell. She graduated from Washington and Lee University School of Law (J.D. 1985) and New York University (B.F.A. 1979). She is admitted to practice law in Arizona, the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


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