Cyrus’ work has been featured in several books, including: “Advancing the Ball – Race, Reformation, and the Quest for Equal Coaching Opportunity in the NFL”, by Professor Jeremi Duru; “Roberts v. Texaco: A story of Race and Corporate America,” by Bari Ellen Roberts with Jack White, and “The Real Thing: Truth and Power at the Coca Cola Company,” by Constance L. Hays.
A frequent writer and speaker on issues of workplace equality, he co-authored the paper, “21st Century Tools for Advancing Equal Opportunity: Recommendations for the Next Administration” and its follow-up, “Defending Twentieth Century Equal Employment Reforms in the Twenty-First Century,” and “A Few Thoughts on Tackling the Issue of Diversity and Inclusiveness in Law Firms.”
He has written extensively on securities enforcement and corporate governance, including “Stock Option Equity: Building Democracy While Building Wealth,” and for Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, 9, 99-152 (with Andrea Giampetro-Meyer and Michael B. Runnels).
Among other career honors, Cyrus has received the Cornell Law School’s Public Service Award, the Award of Excellence from the Pigskin Club of Washington, DC, and has been profiled by along with other successful Iranian-Americans.
Cyrus serves on the advisory board of Cornell Law School and the judicial nominations committees for the American Constitution Society and the National Employment Lawyers Association. He also serves on the boards of the labor oriented Peggy Browning Fund and Farmworker Justice.
Cyrus is a frequent guest on radio and TV, and a popular lecturer on CLE programs. He has written movingly about the tragedy in his hometown of Newtown, Connecticut, and has been published calling for Universal Community Service.
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Cyrus graduated from Cornell Law School in 1988, where he served as articles editor for the Cornell International Law Journal. He clerked for the Honorable John T. Nixon, U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee.