Christina Andersen's practice focuses on advising and representing employers in all manner of labor and employment matters, including in corporate transactions, litigation of disputes and workplace investigations.
Ms. Andersen regularly advises clients on the labor and employment issues relevant to mergers, acquisitions and sales, including post-closing workforce integration matters. Her clients have included private equity sponsors, public companies, and private companies in the United States and internationally.
Ms. Andersen has experience defending employers and individual executives against workplace discrimination and retaliation claims, as well as claims arising out of executive compensation arrangements and restrictive covenants. She has also represented clients in state and federal courts, arbitration forums, and before administrative agencies. She also regularly counsels clients on all aspects of the employment relationship, including employee discipline and discharge, sexual harassment and employment discrimination, and non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements.
- Joe Tsai, Executive Vice Chairman and Co-Founder of Alibaba Group, on labor and employment issues related to his acquisition of the Brooklyn Nets and the Barclays Center.
- Motivate, the operator of CitiBikes and the largest bikeshare operator in North America, on labor and employment issues related to its acquisition by Lyft.
- Piper Jaffray on labor and employment issues related to its merger with Sandler O'Neill.
- Oaktree Capital Management on labor and employment issues related to its investments in Healthy Spot.
National Association of Corporate Directors Blog
New York Law Journal
Privacy and Data Security Update
A Lexis Practice Advisor Practice Note, Law360, Co-Author
New Tax Law Limits Deductibility of Harassment Settlements: Where Will the Law of Unintended Consequences Take Us?External Article
New York Law Journal
Issues Arising Out of the Reasonable Accommodation Requirement Under the Americans with Disabilities ActSpeeches & Presentations
PLI, Co-Author & Presenter, 2017
NYC Bar Association, Co-Author & Presenter
On Tuesday, May 18 Baker Botts Partner, Cynthia J. Cole and Special Counsel, Christina Andersen will lead a discussion on Remote to Reopening - Returning to operations in the COVID-19 era hosted by the Austin Chamber of Commerce.