Cristina is an associate in the Civil Litigation Practice Group.
Cristina advises on a broad scope of labour, employment, and human rights issues, including: employment standards, grievance arbitration, collective bargaining, and workplace accommodation. She provides strategic guidance in navigating complex workplace issues and implementing sound workplace policies. Cristina is also an experienced workplace investigator and regularly assists both unionized and non-unionized employers in responding to allegations of workplace harassment, violence, and discrimation.
After completing her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, Cristina obtained her law degree from Western University. During law school, Cristina served as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Western Journal of Legal Studies and as a student editor for the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence.
Prior to joining SV Law, Cristina practiced at a boutique employment and labour law firm.
- J.S.D. Tory Writing Prize, Western University, 2018
- Frederic Davidson Essay Competition, First Place, University of Toronto, 2015
- Samuel James Stubbs Award, University of Toronto, 2014, 2015
- Evelyn McDonald Scholarship, University of Toronto, 2013
- Ontario Labour Relations Board
- Grievance Settlement Board
- Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario
- Private Arbitration
- Ontario Superior Court of Justice
- Ontario Court of Justice
- Small Claims Court
- Cutting Back: Managing Accommodation and Part-time Status, OBA Annual Update on Human Rights, 2020
- Feminist Legal Studies International Women’s Day Conference, Queen’s University, 2018