During her 14+ year legal career, Christina has exclusively handled employment (labor) law matters in South Carolina.
Prior to joining Hadden Law Firm, LLC, she worked for a boutique employment law firm as well as one of the largest employment law firms in the country.
During her career, she has worked on employment law matters dealing with small businesses, medium-sized employers, and large corporations.
Christina leads our firm’s Employment & Labor Law practice, and her services fall into 4 main categories: Litigation, Legal and HR documents, Advice/Counseling, and In-house Training/Assessments.
LITIGATION: As a trial lawyer, Christina handles a wide range of state and federal employment litigation (i.e., discrimination, discharge, retaliation, discipline, wage and hour, leave, harassment, etc.) as well as administrative charges filed with agencies like the EEOC.
LEGAL AND HR DOCUMENTS: In terms of legal documents, she drafts complex documents for clients ranging from employee handbooks and employee contracts to covenants not to compete.
ADVICE AND COUNSEL: Christina maintains an active practice of offering legal advice and counsel on day-to-day employment law questions posed by clients, i.e., employee privacy, reductions in force, disability accommodation, employee contracts, etc.
IN-HOUSE TRAINING AND ASSESSMENTS: Christina offers a variety of in-house training on employee relations/conflict resolution/employee retention and other employment law matters to proactively keep clients in compliance and address issues before they become problems. She can also conduct an on-site review of existing policies and documents for clients to assess problematic provisions and offer practical solutions.
Christina is known for her ability to solve problems and identify issues before they escalate.
When she is not practicing law, Christina enjoys spending time with friends and family on the beach, salsa dancing, and practicing reiki.
After growing up in Prosperity, South Carolina, Christina earned a degree in Business Management from Francis Marion University. She then attended law school at Mercer University, where she was a Member of the Law Review, a Merit Scholarship Recipient and graduated in the Top 8% of her class.
Christina has been active in her community. She has volunteered at various domestic violence/child abuse shelters, and she is the President-Elect of The Isle of Palms Exchange Club.
Christina is a Member of the South Carolina Bar Association.
Speaking Engagements/Writing Experience:
Christina has taught seminars for the National Business Institute on various legal issues, including: the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Title VII (discrimination claims), wrongful termination claims, at-will employment, and breach of contract issues. She has also contributed to articles on legal updates and significant cases in the employment law arena.
Law Licenses/Court Admissions
Christina is licensed to practice law in state and federal court in South Carolina.