- Leave and Health Management
- Labor and Preventive Practices
- General Employment Litigation
- Management and Employee Training
- Workplace Safety and Health
|University ||University of Miami, B.A., cum laude, 1995|
|Law School||American University, J.D., 1998|
|Admitted||1998, Maryland; 1999, Virginia and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit|
bar & professional association memberships
Virginia Bar Association
Kristina H. Vaquera is a Shareholder in the Norfolk office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. Vaquera's practice focuses exclusively on labor and employment counseling and litigation. She represents employers in federal and state court lawsuits and agency investigations and charges covering a wide range of statutes and subjects, including anti-discrimination and civil rights laws, wrongful termination claims, wage and hour laws, covenants not to compete, leave of absence claims, negligent hire/retention, and breaches of fiduciary duty and contract. Ms. Vaquera has litigated class and collective actions, including FLSA, FCRA, and discrimination class actions. She also represents clients in mediation and arbitration before various national and state entities.
Virginia Employer's Guide to Hiring and Firing .
NA: 2007. [Co-Author] The Developing Labor Law .
NA: 2000. [Contributing Editor]
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
• Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (Chesapeake Division) Board of Directors 2007 - present.
• Sandler Center Committee 2007 - present.
• Founder Hampton Roads Network for Executive Women 2003 - present
• Pro Bono work for: Animal Assistance League of Hampton Roads; Urban League of Hampton Roads; Virginia Ballet International.
• Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae Association - correspondence officer 2001 - 2003
• Top 40 under 40 recipient 2003
• Virginia Superlawyer Rising Stars - 2004, 2010 and 2011
• Virginia Legal Elite: Young Lawyer (under 40) - 2009
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