Overview

Christin counsels and defends employers on a wide variety of labor and employment matters, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, pay equity and wage and hour violations.  A significant portion of her practice focuses on complex wage and hour class, collective and PAGA actions.  Christin has litigated single-plaintiff and class action cases in both state and federal courts, as well as arbitration forums.  Her practice also includes conducting compliance audits and neutral workplace investigations.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Daily Journal Top Ten Defense Results of 2015

Professional & Civic Associations

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • San Francisco Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Duke University San Francisco Young Alumni Development Council (2016 to present)

Representative Matters

Representative Matters

  • Second-chaired the defense of a university in an Alameda County Superior Court jury trial that resulted in a unanimous defense verdict. The Daily Journal selected the verdict as one of the Top Ten Defense Results of 2015.

Practice Emphasis

  • Class Actions & PAGA Claims
  • Employment Policy Formulation and Advice
  • Wage & Hour Counseling
  • Labor & Employment Arbitration
  • Neutral Investigation Services

Education

University of San Diego School of Law

  • J.D., 2010
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Appellate Moot Court Board
  • San Diego International Law Journal, Comment Editor

Duke University

  • B.A., cum laude, 2006

Bar & Court Admissions

  • California, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
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