DALLAS—Diamond McCarthy is proud to announce that firm Partner Christie Newkirk has been selected to the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list and to The Best Lawyers in America for 2019 for her work in labor and employment law. These selections mark her thirteenth consecutive year on the Super Lawyers list, and her sixth consecutive year on Best Lawyers.
Earlier this year, Christie was also named one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine, a recognition she’s held since 2013.
Christie recently joined Diamond McCarthy to launch the firm’s Labor & Employment law practice with Mark A. Shank. Throughout her two-decade career in employment law, Christie has represented employers in employment counseling, litigation, investigations and training on topics ranging from sexual harassment to performance management. She also represents C-suite executives in the evaluation and negotiation of employment agreements (including non-competes and non-solicitation covenants), responding to investigations of misconduct, and the evaluation and negotiation of severance agreements.
Apart from her work within the firm, Christie is dedicated to serving the legal profession’s various professional organizations. She currently co-chairs the Dallas Women Lawyers Association and is a member of the Dallas Bar Association’s Employment Law Section, the State Bar of Texas’ Employment Law Section and the Texas Bar Foundation. She is also active in Attorneys Serving the Community and the Dallas Women’s Foundation.
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