Cynthia S. Sueppel

Senior Attorney


Cynthia is a senior attorney at Smith, Mills & Schrock.  She defends employers and insurance companies in workers' compensation, employment, and municipal claims in Iowa.  Cynthia presents at seminars addressing matters affecting employers, insurance carriers and governmental entities in regard to workers’ compensation, employment issues and Iowa’s Open Meetings and Open Records statutes.

Cynthia is a member and past board member of the Linn County Bar Association, a member of Iowa Defense Counsel Association and co-chair of the Tort/Workers’ Compensation committee, a member of the Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court and past president, and a fellow of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers.



Cynthia is licensed in the state of Iowa in state and federal venues in both the Northern and Southern Districts.


University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., with Distinction
University of Iowa, B.A., with Highest Honors


Co-Chair of the Tort / Workers' Compensation Committee
Past President of the Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court 

Cynthia's interests outside of the office include traveling in the U.S. and abroad with her two children, reading, knitting and running (slowly!).  She regularly volunteers with a number of organizations, including St. Vincent de Paul, The Catholic Worker House and Iowa Legal Aid through pro bono representation of clients.

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