Christi M. Wallace

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

MKO Employment Law LLC
429 4th Ave, Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-732-6605
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee (50%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

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

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

Selections

1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021

About Christi M. Wallace

Admitted: 2012, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://mkolaw.com/christi-wallace/

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

Honors/Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA, 2021
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Office Location for Christi M. Wallace

429 4th Ave
Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Phone: 412-732-6605

Last Updated: 2/16/2021

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