Jackson Walker is pleased to announce the arrival of Christina Vitale as a partner in the Houston office. Joining our Trial & Appellate Litigation practice, Christina will focus on complex commercial litigation, class actions, investigations, and regulatory matters.
“We are thrilled to add a great litigator to our team,” said Ross Forbes, who chairs the Firm’s Trial & Appellate Litigation practice. “Christina brings significant experience handling complex commercial litigation.”
Christina’s practice concentrates on life sciences, pharmaceutical, financial services, banking enforcement actions, and consumer protection class actions. She also handles consumer protection matters and unfair/deceptive business practices, bankruptcy-related litigation and claims issues, forensic accounting issues, and internal investigations for financial services and pharmaceutical companies. Christina has also represented clients before federal and state regulatory agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller, and state attorneys general.
“Jackson Walker has tremendous depth in all areas of litigation, and also offers impressive experience handling investigations and white collar defense,” Christina said. “I’m excited to develop my practice, particularly related to compliance and internal investigations, and to provide proactive solutions so that my clients may avoid costly litigation.”
Houston Managing Partner Priya Coffey stated, “As a firm, we have worked diligently to expand our practice groups with more talented women as partners. We are excited to welcome Christina as a partner and look forward to all the great things she will do.”
Christina has represented clients in state and federal courts in Texas, Arizona, California, West Virginia, Washington, and the District of Columbia. She obtained her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law and her B.A. from the University of Arizona.
Founded in 1887, Jackson Walker continues to advance the world of business by helping organizations of all sizes navigate today’s increasingly complex, interconnected legal landscape. With about 30 percent of the Firm’s more than 450 attorneys practicing litigation, JW has one of the largest trial practices in the Southwest. To explore the Firm’s experience representing government and judicial entities in litigation, visit our Trial & Appellate Litigation page.