Christine Helen Gottesman

Christine Helen Gottesman: Attorney with Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C. Employment Attorneys


Ms. Gottesman specializes in advising clients regarding all types of employee benefits and executive compensation matters. She counsels employers in the establishment and administration of qualified and nonqualified retirement benefit plans and welfare benefit plans including issues of plan design, compliance with ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code and fiduciary responsibility. She advises publicly and privately held corporations in the design and administration of executive compensation arrangements and equity-based compensation plans. Ms. Gottesman’s practice also includes representing employers in employee benefits matters arising in connection with corporation mergers, acquisitions and dispositions.
Speaking Engagements:

Healthcare Reform: What’s Next for Employers?, Nukk-Freeman & Cerra Webinar Presentation (June 2014)

Professional Experience:

Sidley Austin, LLP, Chicago, IL and New York, NY
Associate (1995-2002)


Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1995)
Harvard Law School International Law Journal, submissions editor
The College of William and Mary (B.A. History and French, with High Honors, 1990)


State of Illinois, 1995
State of New York, 2000

Civic/Charitable Activities:

Trustee, Overlook Hospital Foundation
President, Summit Junior Fortnightly Clu

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Employment Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Employer Liability
  • Employer Rights
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Termination
  • Harassment
  • Employee Benefits

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
973-665-9100  Phone
973-665-9101  Fax
University Attended:
College of William & Mary, B.A., with honors, 1990
Law School Attended:
Harvard University, J.D., cum laude, 1995
Year of First Admission:
2000, New Jersey; 1995, Illinois
Birth Information:
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Minority - Owned

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Chatham, New Jersey

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