Christine L. Hogan represents and counsels clients on all aspects of employment law, including issues related to wage and hour; exemption classification; discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; independent contractor misclassification and the contingent workforce; employee policies, procedures, and handbooks; performance management and termination; leaves of absence and accommodations; and business acquisitions and due diligence. 

Christine specializes in advising start-ups and gig economy clients and defending retail and hospitality employers in single plaintiff and class action employment litigation. She also regularly handles wage and hour, exemption, and independent contractor audits before the New York State Department of Labor and Workers’ Compensation Board. 

Prior to joining Littler, Christine was an associate at an international law firm. In law school, she was editor-in-chief of St. John's Law Review.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Federal Bar Council Inn of Court


New York City Bar Association


American Bar Association


Named, Rising Star

Employment Law

Super Lawyers


Recipient, Chief Judge Edward D. Re Commencement Prize


Books & Book Chapters

  • Littler on Classifying Workers: Employees v. Independent Contractors, Joint Employees & Other Contingent Workforce Issues, The Littler National Employer Library
  • Littler on Legal Compliance Solutions for the Transformation of the Workplace through Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Automation., Co-Author

Speaking Engagements

New York City Fair Workweek Law: A Dialogue with the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs

New York, NY

March 7, 2018

New York: The City (With a City Council) That Never Sleeps - Keeping Up With New Employment Legislation

New York, NY

November 16, 2017

Dual GC/Head of People: Wearing Two Hats

TechGC National Summit, New York, NY

October 27, 2017

New York City’s Fair Workweek Law – Overview and Analysis of the New York’s City New Scheduling Requirement

July 20, 2017

What Does a Trump Administration Mean for Employers?

New York, NY

March 2, 2017

Avoiding Common Employment Law and HR Pitfalls

New York, NY

May 17, 2016

Startup Essentials: Avoiding Common Employment Law and HR Pitfalls

Practical Law, New York, NY

March 9, 2016

2015 Tri-State Employer Conference

New York, NY

November 5, 2015


  • J.D., St. John’s University, 2008cum laude
  • B.A., Boston College, 2003

Bar Admission

New York


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York