Christina Sondermann Capizzi

Christina Sondermann Capizzi: Attorney with McMahon Berger A Professional Corporation


Christina Sondermann Capizzi practices in all areas of labor and employment law, with an emphasis in employment litigation. Prior to joining our firm, she spent over four years as an Assistant Circuit Attorney in St. Louis, Missouri where she represented the State as the first chair in over 20 jury trials. Ms. Capizzi has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, including motion, trial and appellate practice in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as representing clients before state and federal administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Department of Labor, and Missouri Commission on Human Rights.

In addition to litigating employment discrimination claims, Ms. Capizzi’s current practice includes advising employers on day-to-day matters in the area of labor and employment law with an emphasis on effectively managing risks associated with legal and regulatory issues arising under local, state, and federal laws, including Title VII and state discrimination laws, FMLA, ADA, FLSA and state wage and hour disputes, NLRA, and OSHA and Workplace Safety. Through a combination of education, training, and day-to-day counseling services, Ms. Capizzi helps her clients identify and understand their unique legal obligations and risks, implement policies and procedures to minimize the threat of employment claims, and strategically manage their workforce to be legally compliant while also achieving business goals and objectives. Ms. Capizzi also routinely conducts independent investigations on matters such as harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, and audit-based investigations on matters of wage and hour and general legal compliance.

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Christina Sondermann Capizzi

Microsoft Makes Broad Changes To Workplace Investigations

By Christina Sondermann Capizzi on April 30, 2019

Microsoft’s action plan to address workplace investigations into complaints of harassment and discrimination was announced on April 15 after reports of employee concerns surfaced in...

New DOL Guidance Requires Immediate FMLA Designation

By Christina Sondermann Capizzi on April 02, 2019

On March 14, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued an opinion letter clarifying the issue of when leave under the Family and...

What Does The Uber Independent Contractor Settlement Mean For Businesses Operating In The Gig Economy?

By Christina Sondermann Capizzi on March 13, 2019

On March 12, 2019, Uber settled a class-action lawsuit filed by a group of ride-service drivers for 20 million. The lawsuit, filed in 2013, alleged...

Child Labor Laws Making Headlines in 2019

By Christina Sondermann Capizzi on February 27, 2019

While an Indiana lawmaker has made headlines as of late due to his push to repeal Indiana’s child labor laws, you may wonder, “Are child...

(Also at Collinsville, IL Office)

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Employment Law
  • Labor Law
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Municipal and Public Law
  • Healthcare
  • Appellate Work
  • Policies, Procedures, & Handbooks
  • Training
  • Jury Trial & Arbitration
  • Employment and Labor Law Education
  • Compliance & Ethics

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
314-567-7350  Phone
Mailing Address:
Suite 200, 2730 North Ballas Road, Collinsville, IL 62234
University Attended:
Southeast Missouri State University, B.S., 2002
Law School Attended:
St. Louis University, J.D., 2006
Year of First Admission:
2006, Missouri; United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Professional Associations

The Missouri Bar, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Bar Association of Metro St Louis, Member
Women Lawyers Association of St Louis, Member
St. Louis University School of Law Trial Team, Member, Trial Team Advisory Board


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