Amy Christensen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Helena, MT

Christensen & Prezeau, PLLP
314 North Last Chance Gulch, Suite 300
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-442-3690
Fax: 406-603-4008
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Defense (60%), Employment & Labor: Employer (30%), General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Amy Christensen is the managing partner of the law firm of Christensen & Prezeau, PLLP, located in Helena, Montana. Representing clients throughout the Helena metro region and across the state, Ms. Christensen handles cases involving labor and employment law, health care law, administrative law, and professional negligence defense.

A top-rated trial attorney with 23 years of legal experience, Ms. Christensen has achieved notable success defending employers in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and wage and hour claims.  In addition, Ms. Christensen also advises businesses and employers on all aspects of employment law in order to help them remain in compliance with federal and state employment regulations.

After graduating from the University of Notre Dame with high honors in 1992, Ms. Christensen attended the University of Colorado School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 1997. That same year, the State Bar of Montana admitted her to practice, and she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana.

Fully committed to her practice, Ms. Christensen is active with the State Bar of Montana and other professional legal organizations, including the First Judicial District Bar Association, Montana Defense Trial Lawyers and the Defense Research Institute. She is also a fellow with the Litigation Counsel of America. Active in her community as well, she serves as chair for the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services' Board of Public Assistance and on the boards of directors for the Holter Museum and Helena Youth Soccer Association.

In recognition for her service and professionalism, Ms. Christensen has received a Top Band Ranking in Chambers and Partners, and she is listed in the 2015 Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys. She also holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished, and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Employment Litigation: Defense
  • 30%Employment & Labor: Employer
  • 10%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment, Litigation

Selections

5 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2008

About Amy Christensen

Admitted: 1997, Montana

Professional Webpage: http://www.cplawmt.com/attorney/amy-d-christensen/

Representative Clients

  • Shodair Children's Hospital
  • Boyd Andrew Community Services
  • West Mont
  • Mergenthaler Transfer & Storage Company

Educational Background

  • University of Notre Dame (high honors), B.S., 1992

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Faculty, Labor and Employment Conference

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Chair, Board of Public Assistance
  • First Judicial District Bar Association "Pro Bono Publico" award winner

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of Montana
  • Defense Research Institute
  • U.S. District Court, District of Montana
  • Montana Defense Trial Lawyers
  • Montana, 1997
  • First Judicial District Bar Association
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America (by invitation)

Honors/Awards

  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys - Listed Lawyer, 2015
  • Listed, Chambers USA since 2006
  • Martindale-Hubbell Labor and Employment Top Rated Lawyers
  • Top Band Ranking in Chambers and Partners
  • Appointed by the Governor of Montana as the Chair of the Board of Public Assistance since 2008
  • Listed, Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers (Martindale-Hubbell)
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Office Location for Amy Christensen

314 North Last Chance Gulch
Suite 300
Helena, MT 59601

Phone: 406-442-3690

Fax: 406-603-4008

Last Updated: 2/18/2021

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