Christina Lewis

Christina Lewis

Christina Lewis
+1 617 570 1565

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. Christina 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, Christina is a seasoned employment litigator, having managed dozens of significant cases involving some of the most difficult issues facing employers today. Christina 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, Christina 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, Christina 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.


Christina’s recent representative experience includes:

  • Qualtrics in its definitive agreement to be acquired by Silver Lake and CPP Investments
  • Concert Pharmaceuticals in its acquisition by Sun Pharmaceutical for $576 million and contingent value rights
  • Nested Therapeutics in its $125 million financing
  • KVH Industries in its sale of its Inertial Navigation segment to EMCORE for $55 million
  • Mimecast in its acquisition by Permira for approximately $5.8 billion
  • BioDelivery Sciences International in its acquisition by Collegium Pharmaceutical for $604 million
  • TA Associates and its portfolio company Backstage Holdings in its definitive agreement for Backstage to be acquired by Cast & Crew
  • Audacious Inquiry in its acquisition by PointClickCare Technologies
  • Bio Products Laboratory and its shareholder, Tiancheng International Investment, in their agreement for BPL to be jointly acquired and combined with Kedrion by funds advised by Permira
  • Amylyx Pharmaceuticals in its upsized initial public offering

Areas of Practice

Professional Activities

Christina 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

(Phi Beta Kappa)



  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • North Carolina
  • Rhode Island

Recognition & Awards

  • Legal 500 US for Workplace and Employment Counseling (2023)
  • Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, “Go To Lawyers for Employment” (2023)
  • National Law Journal, “Employment Law Trailblazer” (2022)
  • Super Lawyers, Massachusetts (2013-present)
  • Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, “Top Women of the Law” (2015)


Christina’s recent publications include:

Christina’s recent speaking engagements include: