Leveraging deep experience as outside and in-house counsel, Christina M. “Tina” Janice is passionate about partnering with employers throughout the United States to help them thrive. A skilled employment law litigator and counselor, she helps clients navigate the challenges of growing and managing their workforce.
With a unique practice spanning nearly 30 years as a career litigator, trial lawyer and former head of litigation for a multinational S&P 500 company, Tina is sought out by major corporations and local business owners for providing sophisticated representation to budget in defending class and collective actions multidistrict and single plaintiff litigation, and government investigations. She offers insightful counsel in corporate restructuring and retrenchment, human resources practices, internal investigations, compliance planning, and training.
Tina represents clients in nationwide and regional employment discrimination and commercial litigation, wage and hour class and collective actions and administrative complaints, whistleblower complaints, federal and state enforcement litigations, and high-profile executive and single-plaintiff civil rights and employment disputes. She also handles Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and disputes across the country.
Tina’s breadth of experience includes major motions, trials and appeals, as well as case investigation and fact and expert discovery including complex statistical evidence. She has represented clients extensively in mediation, arbitration, and in negotiating Department of Labor (DOL) compliance partnerships and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state counterpart consent decrees.
Additionally, Tina counsels on a wide variety of compliance topics, ranging from domestic and international human resources matters to human resources administration best practices, performance management, executive compensation and severance, loss prevention, OSHA compliance, COVID-19 planning, to virtually all aspects of workforce integration, retrenchment, WARN compliance, and employment risk reduction incident to mergers and acquisitions.
Attuned to the pressing needs of her clients to maximize value in legal services, Tina partners with busy employers to provide practical, reliable advice. She is frequently entrusted with conducting complex internal investigations and C-suite investigations, developing and providing effective risk prevention and EEOC-approved training to compliance officers and executives, and assisting leaders with crisis communications.
Tina is most proud of her work with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the U.S. Marshals Service and legal aid societies in the recovery of abducted children.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Christina M. Janice