Christiana L. Signs

Christiana L. Signs: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Associate at Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • 2700 Two Commerce Square, 2700 Two Commerce Square, 2001 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Biography

Ms. Signs’ practice concerns complex employment matters, focusing primarily on class and collective wage and hour, discrimination and Fair Credit Reporting Act litigation. She has experience pursuing appellate issues related to employment-related class and collective action litigation, having co-authored several principle and amicus briefs in cutting edge class action employment cases. In addition to her class action practice, Ms. Signs routinely advises employers on labor and employment compliance issues, best practices vis-a-vis employment dispute resolution programs, and drafting, enforcing and negotiating restrictive covenants.

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2017-2018
•Team Member, a Law360 Employment Practice Group of the Year, 2013
•Recipient, Pro Bono Certificate of Appreciation, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2013

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Labor & Employment

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
215.988.7868  Phone
215.988.7801  Fax
www.gtlaw.com/People/Christiana-L-Signs?wosView=website
University Attended:
Northwestern University, B.S., 2009
Law School Attended:
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, Editor-in-Chief, Michigan Journal of Race & Law, 2011-2012, 2012
Year of First Admission:
2012
Admission:
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit; Pennsylvania; Michigan; New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
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Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, Philadelphia Bar Association

Birth Information:
Frederick, Maryland, December 23, 1986
Reported Cases:
Experience: Representative Matters: Helped win summary judgment on named plaintiffs' claims in multiple putative nationwide Fair Credit Reporting Act class actions, thereby preventing class certification.; Assisted in defeating class certification in multiple putative wage-and-hour class actions.; Helped win summary judgment on named plaintiff's claim in well-publicized putative nationwide Fair Labor Standards Act collective action, thereby preventing nationwide notice.; Assisted in obtaining summary judgment in employer's favor in disability discrimination and whistleblower lawsuit.; Worked on First Circuit appeal that addressed cutting edge issue of first impression concerning when a defendant may timely remove a case to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act.; Assisted in multiple cases to stave off nationwide collective actions by moving to compel plaintiffs to arbitrate their claims on an individual basis per governing arbitration agreements.; Helped obtain dismissal of intentional misrepresentation and defamation claims brought by former physician against healthcare provider.; Defended against unfair labor practice charge related to arbitration agreement with class action waiver provision.; Previous Experience: Student Attorney, Michigan Innocence Clinic, 2011-2012; Externship: Legal Extern, State of Michigan, Governor's Office of Legal Counsel, Summer 2010
ISLN:
922485503

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