Thomas M. Christina: Lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Thomas M. Christina


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Practice Areas

  • Employee Benefits Law
  • Employee Benefits Litigation
  • ERISA Fiduciary Compliance/Controversies
  • Multi-Employer Pension Plan Disputes
Mailing AddressThe Ogletree Building, 300 North Main Street, Suite 500, 29601, Greenville, SC
University Cornell University, A.B., with distinction, 1977
Law SchoolHarvard University, J.D., cum laude, 1980
Admitted1980, Massachusetts; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1982, New York; 1986, U.S. Supreme Court; 1987, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1990, District of Columbia; 1995, South Carolina; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1999, U.S. Tax Court; 2001, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
BornEndicott, New York, June 3, 1955

Associate Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1988-1989. Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice, 1987-1988. Member: Southern Employee Benefits Conference; Membership on Employee Benefits Committee of U.S. Chamber of Commerce for the year 2005-2006.


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HRA Access for Spouses and Dependents: A New Wrinkle for Form 1095-C
Thomas M. Christina, February 1, 2016
Imagine that you are filling out Internal Revenue Service Form 1095-Cs for 2015 for an employer that offers employees the opportunity to elect self-only or family coverage under a minimum value group health plan. The plan includes a health reimbursement account (HRA) that the employee can use for...

King v. Burwell: What to Expect From the Supreme Court Argument
Thomas M. Christina, March 23, 2015
On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear argument in King v. Burwell, a case involving premium tax credits under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Among its many provisions, the ACA includes one that authorizes a refundable federal income tax credit to assist...

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Thomas M. Christina

300 North Main Street, Suite 500
GreenvilleSC 29601


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