Christi Swick, Counsel

Christi Swick

Biography

Counsel, Christi Swick offers firm clients 15 years of experience in a broad range of labor issues, having litigated labor and employment matters in state and federal courts, arbitration proceedings and unfair labor practice charges with the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board. Christi also has significant experience in representing employers in union negotiations – having served as lead negotiator – and in grievance proceedings. She has extensive experience in counseling clients in labor and employment issues, focusing on preventing disputes by drafting effective policies, job descriptions and evaluations and frequently delivers presentations on mitigating litigation risks to her clients. Christi has extensive knowledge of disability-related employment issues such as ADA, FMLA and workers’ compensation, as well as wage and hour law. Christi’s client base is extremely diverse, ranging from small start-ups to large public school districts.

Background

Education

Christi received her Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law, along with a Certificate in Employment Law and earned her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Political Science from the University of Missouri – St. Louis.

Professional Organizations

Christi is a member of the Missouri and Illinois bar associations, the American Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Counsel of School Attorneys, the Society for Human Resource Management and the Human Resource Management Association of St. Louis.

Community Involvement

Christi is an active member of Nexus, a St. Louis-based organization of women-owned businesses. She is also very involved with her local church.

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