Christina Gaarder is a litigation attorney who focuses on representing pharmaceutical and product manufacturers in complex product liability and mass torts litigation. Christina also defends corporations in complex commercial litigation. She has served as national counsel or national coordinating counsel in multi-district litigation (MDL), consolidated state court actions, and various nationwide disputes. She has substantial trial and appellate court experience, having managed jury and non-jury litigation matters before Maryland state and U.S. federal courts.
Christina creates defense strategies for handling litigation effectively and efficiently. She coordinates with attorneys across the United States to implement sophisticated nationwide defense strategies. Christina has overseen day-to-day case management, developed expert testimony, and handled the factual development of cases. She has briefed and argued summary judgment and Daubert motions, and coordinated pretrial preparations.
Environmental Law Journal, Editorial Board