Cristina D. Hernandez Joins The Long Law Group

April 27 2016 - Articles

Cristina D. HernandezThe Long Law Group, PC is proud to announce Cristina D. Hernandez has joined the firm as a Partner in our new Litigation Practice Group.

Cristina is a skilled trial lawyer with almost 20 years experience who represents corporations in all types of business disputes – internal investigations, securities matters, class actions, employment arbitrations, contract disputes and complex business disputes.   She was lead counsel for the seller in a $8.6 billion proposed transaction, where she and her team successfully defeated several motions in federal court to enjoin the shareholder vote brought by putative class representatives.
 
Cristina also acts as a trusted advisor for clients on business issues, working to stop litigation before it starts.  In addition to a successful law practice, since 2012 she has also worked as a Senior Consultant and VP with the Verna Myers Consulting Group, a leading boutique in the growing field of diversity and inclusion consultancy.
Cristina describes herself as a “a trial lawyer who always keeps the big business picture in mind.”
“I joined The Long Law Group because Toni and her team share the same vision of what it means to be a great lawyer – that a true advocate learns our clients’ business, gives advice that preserves and advances our clients’ business goals, and acts both zealously and ethically.”

Cristina has practiced law throughout the nation, starting her career in Massachusetts after graduating from Harvard Law School.  She then practiced in Wisconsin, including a a decade practicing with Quarles & Brady LLP, and now calls California home.

Cristina has received numerous honors during her career, including being named the Latina Attorney of the Year by the Hispanic National Bar Association in 2009 and serving as the President of the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association that same year.  She has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for Securities Litigation and Commercial Litigation each year since 2012.

Cristina received both her undergraduate degree in U.S. History (cum laude) and her law degree from Harvard, where she served as Editor in Chief for the Harvard Latino Law Review.

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