Christina S. Capizzi

Christina Sondermann Capizzi Partner

Bio

Christina Sondermann Capizzi practices in all areas of labor and employment law, with an emphasis in employment litigation. Prior to joining our firm, she spent over four years as an Assistant Circuit Attorney in St. Louis, Missouri where she represented the State as the first chair in over 20 jury trials. Ms. Capizzi has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, including motion, trial and appellate practice in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as representing clients before state and federal administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Department of Labor, and Missouri Commission on Human Rights.

In addition to litigating employment discrimination claims, Ms. Capizzi’s current practice includes advising employers on day-to-day matters in the area of labor and employment law with an emphasis on effectively managing risks associated with legal and regulatory issues arising under local, state, and federal laws, including Title VII and state discrimination laws, FMLA, ADA, FLSA and state wage and hour disputes, NLRA, and OSHA and Workplace Safety. Through a combination of education, training, and day-to-day counseling services, Ms. Capizzi helps her clients identify and understand their unique legal obligations and risks, implement policies and procedures to minimize the threat of employment claims, and strategically manage their workforce to be legally compliant while also achieving business goals and objectives. Ms. Capizzi also routinely conducts independent investigations on matters such as harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, and audit-based investigations on matters of wage and hour and general legal compliance.

Education

Southeast Missouri State University

Southeast Missouri State University

B.S.

2002

Saint Louis University

St. Louis University

J.D.

2006

Admitted To Practice

  • State of Missouri
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Professional Associations

The Missouri Bar Member
Women Lawyers Association of St Louis Member

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