Cindy has a diverse, national trial and arbitration practice. Clients regularly seek Cindy’s counsel and expertise in complex commercial litigation matters, securities fraud claims, FINRA arbitrations, broker disciplinary actions, injunction cases, non-competition and trade secret cases, executive compensation cases, and general business matters. Her clients include multi-national corporations, large national corporations, closely held businesses, physicians, brokers (registered representatives), and individual entrepreneurs. Cindy not only advises clients on specific matters, she also acts as outside general counsel, advising clients on a variety of matters and managing their legal needs and services.
In the area of employment disputes, Cindy represents individuals as well as major corporations in matters involving covenants not to compete; the protection of trade secrets and confidential information; fiduciary duty and the duty of loyalty; the drafting, interpretation and enforceability of professional employment agreements; and other matters relating to employee resignations and terminations or the movement of employees, partners or shareholders between firms.
Cindy has successfully represented thousands of individual investors in securities claims involving a variety of investments, often including non-traditional securities investments such as limited partnerships, options trading, insurance products, collateralized mortgage obligations and derivatives.
A founding partner of Moulton, Wilson & Arney, Cindy has experience as lead counsel handling jury and non-jury trials, injunction proceedings, arbitrations, mediations, and appellate argument. She practices in both state and federal court and has substantial FINRA arbitration experience nationwide. She has successfully briefed and argued cases before the Texas Courts of Appeal and the United States Courts of Appeal for the Fifth and Second Circuits. She has acted as an arbitrator and as Special Counsel to corporate boards.
Cindy enjoys the diversity of her practice and prides herself on her ability to understand complex transactions and the technical issues often presented by new cases. She dedicates herself to learning the fundamental principles of each client’s business and incorporating that knowledge into successfully pursuing each client’s goals.
Cindy has two sons, Samuel and Jonathan. She practices mindfulness, healthy eating, exercises regularly, and competed in American Ninja Warrior at age 50. Cindy is a Fellow of the Houston Bar Foundation, sits on the Brain & Bone Collaborative Committee at Houston Methodist Hospital, is an Advisory Board Member at the Houstonian Health Club, has contributed to Rice University, Texas Medical Center institutions and cancer research, and was recognized as a Keeton Fellow for charitable contributions to the University of Texas School of Law. Following her mother’s death, she established the Gloria R. Levin Melanoma Research Foundation at Houston Methodist Hospital to fund melanoma research and treatment.