Law School: University of Southern California School of Law
College: University of California, San Diego, Communications
As a deputy attorney, Cumba represents the state of California, Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in dangerous condition of public property, tort, eminent domain and construction arbitration matters. Cumba recently obtained a testimony verdict in an eminent domain jury trial. Cumba also serves on the legal division’s tort committee. She practices in San Diego, Orange, Riverside and Imperial counties.
Prior to joining Caltrans, Cumba specialized in product liability litigation at Wilson Elser LLP, where she represented manufacturers of motorcycles, personal watercraft, recreational vehicles, industrial machines, and bicycle component parts. She also provided advisory opinions to corporate clients regarding product warranties, warnings and guarding against potential recall issues.
Cumba has been a member of the following organizations: Defense Research Institute, Lawyers’ Club of San Diego, Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court, San Diego County Bar Association and San Diego Defense Lawyers.
A Southern California native, Cumba enjoys San Diego living with her husband, Mark, and their two daughters.