Christina Lewis is a partner in Goodwin’s Employment practice, representing employers in all facets of their relationships with employees and across a range of industries. Ms. Lewis helps clients negotiate and draft employment agreements, employment policies, affirmative action plans and separation agreements. She also advises on employment issues including employee discipline, leaves of absences, terminations, internal investigations, wage-and-hour compliance, privacy issues and reductions-in-force.
In addition, Ms. Lewis is a seasoned employment litigator, having managed dozens of significant cases involving some of the most difficult issues facing employers today. Ms. Lewis has successfully defended employers in cases involving wage-and-hour class action claims, non-compete/non-solicitation and trade secret litigation, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), unfair labor practices, and affirmative action, among others. She also handles discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination cases nationwide, in both state and federal court and in state and federal agencies.
Additionally, Ms. Lewis conducts seminars and training programs on a variety of employment topics, including discrimination prevention, and is a certified trainer in both fair employment practices and sexual harassment prevention by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD).
Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Lewis was a partner at Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP, where she was the Vice Chair of the Litigation Practice Group and Practice Group Leader of the Labor & Employment Group.
Areas of Practice
Ms. Lewis serves on Law360’s Employment Authority Discrimination Advisory Board. She has served on the board of directors and executive committee of the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston. She is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and the Legal & Legislative Committee of the Northeast Human Resources Association.
Duke University School of Law
(Case Law Editor, Alaska Law Review)
University of Texas at Austin
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- Rhode Island
Recognition & Awards
- National Law Journal, “Employment Law Trailblazer” (2022)
- Super Lawyers, Massachusetts (2013-present)
- Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, “Top Women of the Law” (2015)