Christian handles a wide variety of cases in the Firm’s Litigation group, both in federal and state courts. His practice focuses on diverse and complex civil cases, including litigation avoidance strategies, resolution of contractual disputes, and defending insurance-related matters. He also serves clients at all stages of litigation, including fact-finding, pleadings, discovery, dispositive motions, and appeals.

Prior to joining the Firm, Christian was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Hany A. Mawla, J.A.D., and Honorable Colleen M. Flynn, P.J.Cr. At the N.J. Appellate Division, he researched, drafted, and edited opinions on a broad array of legal subjects, including criminal, civil, and administrative matters. At the Law Division, Christian drafted bench memoranda on post-conviction relief claims, Graves Act appeals, and criminal sentence reconsiderations.

At Rutgers Law School, Christian was also a judicial extern to the Honorable Karen M. Williams, U.S.D.J. (formerly U.S.M.J.), legal extern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, summer associate at a well-established Philadelphia firm, and intern at a Fortune 500 company’s legal department. He was also a teaching assistant and editor-in-chief of a distinguished law journal. He committed over 100 hours of pro bono service and held various leadership roles at the law school. Christian credits his success to the Minority Student Program, an organization which helps provide first-generation students with tutoring, mentorship, and networking opportunities.

Professional & Community Activities

• Member, Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
• Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
• 2020-21, Editor-in-Chief, Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion
• 2020-21, Teaching Assistant, Legal Analysis Writing & Research I & II
• 2020, Teaching Assistant, Pretrial Advocacy
• 2019-20, Vice President & Founding Member, Rutgers Employment & Labor Law Association
• 2019-20, Vice President, Rutgers Black Law Students Association
• 2019-20, 2L Class Representative, Rutgers National Security Law Association
• 2019-20, 2L Class Representative, Rutgers Student Bar Association
• 2018-21, Member, Rutgers ALIANZA, Latin American Law Student Alliance
• 2018-21, Member, Rutgers Minority Student Program

Professional Recognition

• 2022, Mary Philbrook Public Interest Award Recipient
• 2021, Dean’s Pro Bono Publico Award for Exceptional Service Recipient
• 2021, Achievement Award in Legal Writing Recipient
• 2021, Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey Scholarship Recipient
• 2020, Grace C. Bertone, Esq. Annual Graduate Scholarship Recipient
• 2020, Camden County Bar Association Scholarship Recipient
• 2020, Garden State Bar Association Scholarship Recipient
• 2020, Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Diversity Scholarship Recipient
• 2019, Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania Legal Education Fund Scholarship Recipient
• 2019, New Jersey Bar Foundation Scholarship Recipient