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Cecilia Romero


222 South Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Cecilia Romero is a seasoned employment and commercial litigator representing and defending companies in litigation matters in federal and state court on harassment, discrimination, disability, retaliation, medical/military leave, wage and hour, non-competes, breaches of fiduciary duties, and breaches of contract.

In addition to her litigation work, Cecilia investigates and responds to charges of discrimination, harassment and retaliation filed with the EEOC and UALD.  

She is a trusted adviser, counseling companies on all employment aspects including hiring, training, terminations, severance agreements, policy creation and implementation, employment contracts and leaves under the ADA and FMLA.    



Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions


  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor & Employment, 2017-2018
  • Fellow, The Litigation Counsel of America, A Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, 2015-present
  • Lexology and International Law Office, Client Choice Award, Employment & Benefits in Utah, 2018
  • Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) “Top Lawyers Under 40," 2015
  • Utah State Bar Association, Raymond S. Uno Award for the Advancement of Minorities in the Legal Profession, 2013
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year, Litigation - Labor and Employment – Salt Lake City, 2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2013-2019; Commercial Litigation, 2019
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, "Top 50 Women" 
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Business Litigation, 2012, 2014-2016; Employment Lit: Defense, 2017, 2018
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Business Litigation, 2008, 2009, 2011
  • Utah Business Magazine, "30 Women to Watch," 2010
  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite, 2006-2019

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Utah Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Legal Director, January 2017-present
  • Central Region Board of Trustees for Intermountain Health Care, Inc., Board Member, January 2017-present
  • Third District Pro Bono Committee for the Utah State Bar, 2015-present
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Member, 2015-present
  • Multicultural Advisory Board, Zions Bank, Board Member
  • Utah Air Travel Commission, Former Board Member
  • Utah Native American Bar Association, Member
  • Utah Minority Bar Association, Member
  • Women Lawyers of Utah, Member
  • Tuesday Night Bar, Volunteer

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