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Christine M. Fitzgerald

San Diego

P 619-573-4900 F 619-573-4901


Christine M. Fitzgerald


Christine M. Fitzgerald is an associate in the San Diego, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including wage and hour class and representative actions, single plaintiff wage and hour disputes, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination.

Christine practices in both state and federal court and before the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the California Department of Industrial Relations - Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. Christine’s practice also includes counseling and advising employers on personnel issues such as hiring, discipline, termination and leaves of absence.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Christine worked at a firm in San Diego focusing on employment defense litigation. Christine spent two years clerking for the Honorable Mark D. Houle, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, for the Central District of California, and two years clerking for the Honorable Scott C. Clarkson, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, for the Central District of California. Prior to her clerkships, Christine worked at a boutique firm in Los Angeles specializing in bankruptcy, commercial litigation and transactional matters.

Honors and Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, "Ones to Watch: Labor and Employment Law - Management" (2021)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Lawyers Club of San Diego, Co-Chair of the Student Outreach Committee
  • National Employment Law Council
  • San Diego Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Loyola Law School Los Angeles: Nonprofit Tax Clinic, Volunteer