Christina M.Janice

Senior Counsel

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As a career litigator and former in-house counsel and executive, Christina is sought out for insightful counsel and sophisticated representation to budget for clients facing a full spectrum of risk management needs in litigation, government investigations, human resources investigations, compliance planning, and crisis communications.

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Christina's litigation practice includes defending public, private, and nonprofit employers throughout the United States in class and collective actions and other complex matters; including nationwide and regional employment discrimination and commercial litigation, wage & hour class and collective actions and administrative complaints, federal and state EEOC, DOL and other enforcement litigations, high profile executive and single-plaintiff civil rights and employment disputes, FOIA requests and disputes, and traditional labor disputes. Her breadth of litigation experience includes case investigation, crisis communications, fact and expert discovery including statistical evidence, mediation and arbitration, and courtroom litigation through trial and appeals.

A former in-house counsel and head of litigation for a multinational S&P 500 Index company, Christina brings unique insight into managing emerging risks and optimizing legal compliance within the demands of busy business life cycles. She negotiates and counsels clients on Department of Labor compliance partnerships and EEOC/state counterpart consent decrees, and conducts complex internal investigations. Christina also counsels employers on a wide variety of compliance topics; including domestic and international human resources matters, human resources best practices, performance management, executive compensation and severance, traditional labor disputes, and workforce integration, retrenchment and WARN compliance incident to mergers and acquisitions. Christina develops and provides EEOC-approved training to compliance officers and executives, in collaboration with Seyfarth at Work. She has extensive experience in arbitration, mediation, and other forms of early alternative dispute resolution, and in counseling employers on the effective use of these methodologies.

Christina has been recognized by clients and peers for excellence in litigation and employment law, and has been recognized by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children with an Award of Merit for her work with the United States Marshals Service and legal aid in the recovery of abducted children.

  • JD, Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • BA, John Carroll University

    Cum laude

  • Illinois
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • US District Court, District of Colorado
  • US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • US District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • US District Court, Western District of New York
  • US District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • US District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • US District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • US District Court, Southern District of Texas