Christi M. Wallace

Top rated Employment & Labor attorney in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

MKO Employment Law LLC
Christi M. Wallace
MKO Employment Law LLC

Practice Areas: Employment & Labor, Employment Litigation; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 2012

Education: Duquesne University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2024

MKO Employment Law LLC

429 4th Ave
Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Visit website


Christi M. Wallace is a partner at MKO Employment Law LLC. In keeping with the name of her firm, she focuses her practice exclusively on employment law matters, representing clients throughout Pennsylvania from the firm’s offices in Pittsburgh. Ms. Wallace has been with MKO since October 2019, and she has been admitted to practice in Pennsylvania since 2012. 

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Ms. Wallace attended Duquesne University in her native city. She majored in both political science and art history, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in each field in 2009. She then remained on campus for her legal education at Duquesne University School of Law, and she participated in the school’s Unemployment Clinic before obtaining her Juris Doctor in 2012.

After graduation, Ms. Wallace joined an employment law firm, and she subsequently became the first female partner in its history. She has continued her representation of current, prospective, and former employees in a variety of matters, whether in the courtroom, before agencies, or at the negotiating table. Many of the claims that she has worked on have involved discrimination that is prohibited by federal and state laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Ms. Wallace has additionally represented victims of sexual harassment, she has handled wage and hour claims, Family and Medical Leave Act issues, and wrongful termination and other acts of prohibited retaliation.

She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Practice areas

Employment & Labor: Employee, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employee, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination

  • 50% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 50% Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2012, Pennsylvania

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
Educational Background:
  • Duquesne University, BA in Art History, 2009
  • Duquesne University, BA in Political Science, 2009
  • Super Lawyers, Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA, 2021

Office location for Christi M. Wallace

429 4th Ave
Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-732-6605


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2024

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