Christina G. Cordoza is a trusted legal adviser to business owners, in-house counsel, and human resources professionals on a broad range of HR and compliance workplace concerns, including leave and accommodation, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, terminations, and wage and hour issues.

As a former in-house employment lawyer and general counsel at a number of different companies, involving a broad range of industries (biotech, healthcare, retail, tech, and food manufacturing), Christina has the ability to leverage her experience to advise clients on employment-related risk while balancing business realities in an ever-changing legal landscape. Her background also includes designing contingent worker programs, international law, and agency claims of all types.

While in law school, Christina served as a judicial intern for Federal Judge William Orrick, Jr.

Affiliazioni professionali e istituzionali


California Bar Association


Contra Costa Bar Association


National Association of Women Lawyers


Association of Corporate Counsel


Coalition for Battered Women


Labor & Employment Section

American Bar Association


Women Attorneys Affinity Group

American Bar Association


National Retail Federation

Retail Industry Leaders Association


News, Analysis & Press

Off Track

ABA Journal

February 2, 2009

Deaf Justice?: Battered Women Unjustly Imprisoned Prior to the Enactment of Evidence Code Section 1107

Golden Gate University Law Review

January 1994

Note: The Constitutionality of All Male Clubs

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly



  • Four Explore the World, A Ninth Month Journey Around the World, Blurb Books, Christina Cordoza, Dan Judge, Grayson Judge and Abigail Judge, 2008

Speaking Engagements

California Employment Law Update: What’s in Store for 2024

Walnut Creek, CA

January 2024

Workplace Risk Challenges

Staffing Industry Analysts Annual Conference

October 26, 2023

Employment Law Fundamentals

ABA Labor & Employment Law Section

July 25, 2023

Panelist, Retail Roundtable on Wage and Hour and Workplace Violence

The 2016 Littler Executive Employer® Conference

May 2016

Panelist, Retailers Breakfast Briefing

The 2015 Littler Executive Employer® Conference

May 2015

California Litigation “Hot Spots”

Retail Industry Leaders Association, Retail Law 2014

October 16, 2014

California Wage and Hour Developments

The 2013 Littler Executive Employer® Conference

May 2013


  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley

Foro di appartenenza



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California