Christie Bahna represents clients in both individual and multi-plaintiff litigation, and has advised clients on a range of employment issues, including disability accommodation, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour disputes. Christie also has trial and arbitration experience pertaining to wrongful termination, whistleblower retaliation, and ERISA claims.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Christie clerked for Judge Francis Allegra in the US Court of Federal Claims in Washington, DC. She then joined a renowned litigation practice where she acquired valuable experience, including a successful jury trial in 2017.
While in law school, Christie was a research assistant and a Written and Oral Advocacy teaching assistant. She also served as a member the Board of Advocates Trial Team and volunteered with the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2013, J.D.
University of California, Berkeley, 2008, B.A., Political Science and English, Highest Honors
US District Court for the Northern District of California
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
US Court of Federal Claims
Clerkship to Judge Francis Allegra of the US Court of Federal Claims (2013 - 2014)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2019)