District of Columbia
American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, DC – J.D.
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia – B.A.
A recent client said that she “could not have asked for better representation, counsel, advice, and guidance. Christina is an absolute superstar that I relied on and trust implicitly.”
Christina Quashie defends the rights of federal employees who have been subjected to discrimination and adverse actions. She regularly represents federal employees in cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), as well as in investigations by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and Office of Special Counsel (OSC). She also represents clients in Maryland state and federal courts. She obtains substantial settlements for clients as well as favorable decisions from administrative judges. Super Lawyers has recognized Christina as a top-rated employment litigation attorney in Washington, DC.
Christina determines case strategy based on her prior experience; she constantly engages clients to obtain their feedback and input regarding how to move the case forward. She recently helped a member of the Delaware Air National Guard successfully fight a five-day suspension, getting it reversed. She also represented a former US. Department of Commerce employee fight his removal, winning a substantial monetary settlement, attorneys’ fees, and a clean personnel record.
Prior to joining Alan Lescht and Associates, Christina worked for several Washington, DC-based firms practicing labor and employment law. She obtained her law degree from American University Washington College of Law, where she was a dean’s fellow and a member of the Black Law Students Association.