Focusing her practice in the area of employment law and business litigation, Christine has counseled both employers and employees in employment-related matters, as well as guiding her clients through various business and commercial disputes.
Christine gained extensive experience working in the litigation department as an associate and junior partner in the law firm of Hale and Dorr in matters as diverse as employment discrimination, securities fraud, complex commercial litigation, and white collar criminal actions. She also gained significant appellate experience clerking for the Honorable Joseph R. Nolan at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and gained valuable courtroom experience working at the Norfolk County and Middlesex County District Attorneys’ offices.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in Operations Research/Industrial Engineering, Christine graduated magna cum laude from Boston College Law School. She is a member of the Massachusetts bar, as well as the bars of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
Christine and her husband, Bob Beniers, live in Hingham and have three grown children, Gianna, Bobby and Matty. In addition to her legal pursuits, Christine has extensive experience as director/choreographer and musical theater performer, and has appeared professionally on Broadway, in national and international touring companies, as well as in regional and dinner theaters around the country.
Employment Law – Representing management in all aspects of employment law. Also, advocate for departing executives in negotiating severance agreements and pursuing wage claims.
Wage & Hour Litigation – Representing both employers and employees with respect to claims asserting violations of the Mass. Wage Act, the FLSA, and related statutes.
Defense of Employment Claims – Defend employers against discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage complaints and lawsuits. Includes Sexual Harassment.
Business Litigation – Representing businesses in a wide variety of business and commercial disputes.