Christina J. Thomas is a native South Carolinian who relocated to South Florida in 2010 to practice Labor and Employment Law. The eldest of three daughters born to a blue-collar family, Ms. Thomas is deeply connected to the spirit of the American Worker.
Ms. Thomas graduated, magna cum laude, from the South Carolina Honors College at the University of South Carolina where she received a Baccalaureus Artium et Scientiae Degree for her coursework in Biology, Political Science, French and Spanish. As an undergraduate, Ms. Thomas completed a six-week Spanish Immersion Course at Costa Rica's Institute of Central American Development Studies; served as a Congressional
Bar Fellowship: to South Carolina Representative John Spratt in Washington, D.C.; and participated in Combat Soldier Reintegration Research for the U.S. Army's Recruiting Command Psychologist at Fort Jackson. Ms. Thomas also conducted an Independent Study on Physical Education Reform in South Carolina's Public Schools and defended a Honors Senior Thesis applying Dynamic Systems Theory to Healthcare Reform.
After college, Ms. Thomas taught middle school French in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, which inspired her to travel to Honduras, Central America, and then to Malawi, Africa, where she participated in a non-profit effort to educate school children and community leaders on gender equality and the preventability of HIV infection. She then enrolled in the Charleston School of Law, where she graduated, cum laude, as the Managing Editor for the Charleston Law Review and a recipient of her school's Giving Back Award for Excellence in Community Service.
Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, P.A.'s Wage and Hour Division, Ms. Thomas worked as a Statewide Paralegal for South Carolina Legal Services' Migrant Farm Worker and Limited English Proficiency Divisions and as an Associate Attorney for an Employment Litigation firm in Fort Lauderdale where she represented both public and private sector employees in a variety of labor disputes. Throughout her career, Ms. Thomas has represented hundreds of employees in cases involving workplace discrimination and harassment, whistleblower retaliation, breach of contract and unpaid minimum wage and overtime. One-hundred percent of Ms. Thomas's practice is devoted to Labor and Employment Litigation.
Ms. Thomas currently resides in Hollywood, Florida, where she lives with her ninety-five pound Treeing Walker Coonhound. She is proud to offer her professional services in both English and Spanish and is honored to be a member of the Morgan & Morgan team.
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· Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division