Christa is a young litigator with a broad range of experience defending complex mass tort and business matters, including class actions, contracts, negligence, and products liability claims. Her practice also involves counseling corporate clients on a variety of marketing and regulatory issues, including product labeling, such as compliance with California’s Proposition 65, public relations, and responding to inquiries from state and federal agencies.
With respect to litigation, Christa has experience in all stages of case preparation and trial, including offensive and defensive discovery; briefing and motions practice; and evaluating, developing, and preparing fact and expert witnesses for deposition and trial. Christa has been a member of several trial teams, including Campbell v. R.J. Reynolds (2013) and Haldeman v. R.J. Reynolds (2013), which resulted in judgment for R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. She also has experience with alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and the national arbitration regarding enforcement of the escrow statute against non-participating manufacturers under the Master Settlement Agreement.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Christa E. Burger