Christina M. Reger

Christina M. Reger is a Member of Griesing Law, LLC and Chair of the Firm’s Employment practice group.

What do you focus on?

Tina handles litigation and counseling matters related to labor and employment for corporate, entrepreneurial and start-up enterprises.

Biography

Tina has extensive experience in a variety of employment litigation matters including breach of employment contract disputes, unfair competition, discrimination and harassment, enforcement of restrictive covenants, business divorces and a wide variety of other general commercial litigation matters. She represents employers in both federal and state courts as well as in agency proceedings including the federal and state Departments of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC), and state unemployment agencies. Tina also assists clients in business formation and dissolution including LLC registrations, creation of operating agreements, alternative dispute resolution and litigation involving business divorces and partnership break-ups.

She also counsels businesses on how to comply with the barrage of new employment laws, regulations, opinions and guidance from federal and state agencies. She regularly prepares executive contracts, independent contractor agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements and severance agreements and conducts employment law audits, including review of employment law policies, analysis of classification of employees and independent contractors, wage and hour issues, and minimum wage compliance.  Tina is a regular presenter on employment law topics and legal ethics including employee classification, discrimination, and retaliation and she frequently offers sexual harassment training to organizations of all sizes and industries on proper complaint procedures and complaint handling. 

Prior to joining the Firm, Tina was a shareholder at a regional firm where she developed their employment law practice group and counseled organizations on a variety of human capital issues including hiring and firing decisions, enforcement of non-compete agreements and severance agreements.  She also has experience in matrimonial and family law, including custody and relocation, alimony and child support, equitable distribution, pre-nuptial agreements and separation agreements, divorce litigation and domestic violence trials.

Tina is an active contributor to the business and legal communities at large and has been frequently recognized for her efforts. She was selected for the 2019 Salute to Women Who Make a Difference Awards by the YWCA of Bucks County, as a 2017 Emerging Leader by the Bucks County Courier Times and The Intelligencer and as one of Philly Biz’s 2016 Best Attorneys in Business. Tina is active in The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) where she serves as Vice President and Semi-Circle Director for the Philadelphia Chapter and previously served on the National Nominating Committee. In 2018, she was chosen as NAWBO Philadelphia’s Board Member of the Year for her service to the organization. She is also Membership Chair of the Executive Committee for Your Executive Roundtable, a business organization for professionals in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. In addition, Tina is involved in the Philadelphia Bar Association as a member of the Labor & Employment and Women in the Profession Committees. She is an active member and frequent presenter for the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), American, Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bar Associations and the Forum of Executive Women.

Tina earned her J.D. and M.S.J. in Jurisprudence from Seton Hall University School of Law where she was Articles Editor for the Seton Hall Law Review. While in law school, Tina interned for the Honorable Joel Pisano, in the Federal District Court for the District of New Jersey and for the Honorable Virginia A. Long (Ret.) in the New Jersey Supreme Court. She earned her joint B.A/B.S from Rutgers University.

Education
  • Seton Hall School of Law, J.D., cum laude
    – Articles Editor, Seton Hall Law Review
  • Seton Hall School of Law, M.S.J., Health Law and Public Policy
  • Rutgers University, B.A/B.S., cum laude
    – Paul Robeson Scholar
Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Awards
  • YWCA Salute to Women Who Make a Difference Awards, 2019
    – Recognized as one of 16 female leaders honored in Bucks County
  • NAWBO Board Member of the Year, 2018
    – Recognized as the volunteer board member for her exceptional contributions to the mission and community of NAWBO
  • Bucks County Courier Times Emerging Leader, 2017
    – Recognized as an emerging leader in business, innovation and community involvement
  • SmartCEO Brava! Awards, 2016
    – Recognized as one of 25 local women business leaders for her irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community
  • Philly Biz Best Attorneys in Business, 2016
    – Included in list of 39 of the top business attorneys in Philadelphia
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2013
    – Pennsylvania – Business Litigation, Employment & Labor
    – Honor bestowed on no more than 2.5% of Pennsylvania lawyers
Community Involvement
  • National Association of Women Business Owners
    – Vice President, Board of Directors, Philadelphia Chapter, 2019
    – Semi-Circle Director, Philadelphia Chapter, 2017-2019
    – Member, 2014-2019
    – Nominating Committee, National, 2018
  • Your Executive Round Table
    – Membership Chair, Executive Committee, 2015-2019
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
    – Labor & Employment Committee, 2015-2019
    – Women in the Profession Committee, 2015-2019
  • Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
    – Member, 2017-2019
    – Ambassador, 2017-2018
  • Forum of Executive Women
    – Member, 2017-2019
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
    – Member, 2015-2019
  • American Bar Association
    – Member, 2003-2019
  • New Jersey Bar Association
    – Member, 2003-2019
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
    – Member, 2006-2019
  • SmartCEO Magazine
    – Nominating Committee, 2017
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