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
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017
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 20 years of legal experience, Ms. Christensen has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of employees who experienced an injustice at work such as discrimination, harassment, retaliation, as well as licensed professionals facing administrative disciplinary actions. 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.

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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (60%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Employment & Labor (30%): Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

General Litigation (10%): Litigation

Focus Areas

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Employment & Labor: Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

General Litigation: Litigation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 Rising Stars: 2008

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About Amy Christensen

Admitted: 1997, Montana

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

Honors and Awards:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Faculty, Labor and Employment Conference

Representative Clients:

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

Educational Background:

  • University of Notre Dame (high honors), B.S., 1992
Find Me Online
Website - www.cplawmt.com
Office Location for Amy Christensen

314 North Last Chance Gulch
Suite 300
Helena, MT 59601

Phone: 406-442-3690

 

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Last Updated: 10/17/2017

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