- Employment Law and Employee Relations
- Employment Litigation
- Commercial Contracts
- Business Torts
- Banking and Financial Services Litigation
- Securities and Derivative Litigation
- Insurance Law and Litigation
- Professional Liability and Legal Malpractice
- Construction Litigation
- Pennsylvania, 2003
- New Jersey, 2003
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2007
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2004
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 2006
- U.S. Supreme Court, 2012
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2014
- Seton Hall School of Law (J.D.) Articles Editor, Seton Hall Law Review
- Seton Hall School of Law (M.S.J. in Health Law and Public Policy)
- Rutgers University (B.S. in Administration of Justice)
- Rutgers University (B.A. in Economics) Paul Robeson Scholar
2016 Best Attorney in Business for Employment Law by Philly Magazine
2016 Smart CEO BRAVA! Award Winner; 2017 Smart CEO Nominating Committee Member
National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Board Secretary and Board Member, Co-chair of the Membership Committee https://www.nawbophiladelphia.org/
Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Member, Ambassador
Your Executive Round Table, Executive Committee, Membership Chair
The Forum of Executive Women, Member
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, Member
Power of Professional Women, Member
American Bar Assoc.
Pennsylvania Bar Assoc.
New Jersey Bar Assoc.
Philadelphia Bar Assoc.
Labor & Employment Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Assoc.
Women in the Profession Committe of the Philadelphia Bar Assoc.
Christina M. Reger
Christina M. Reger focuses her practice on employment law. She regularly counsels businesses on how to comply with the barrage of new laws, regulations, opinions and guidance from federal and state agencies. Whether preparing policies, negotiating employment or severance agreements or simply answering questions about that problem employee, Ms. Reger is the trusted advisor to many small businesses that come to her for advice and counsel.
If litigation is the issue, Ms. Reger has experience is a variety of employment law litigation matters including breach of contract, unfair competition, discrimination and harassment, restrictive covenants, business divorces and a wide variety of other general commercial litigation matters.
Ms. Reger’s clients range from small businesses, law firms, mid-sized companies, national corporations, and banks and insurance companies.
Ms. Reger's representative matters include:
- Representing a regional company in a racial and sexual discrimination suit brought by a former employee. The matter was removed to federal court and settled shortly after BLF filed its summary judgment motion on terms favorable to the client.
- Representing a financial institution in claims against former employees for breach of restrictive covenant, misappropriation of trade secrets, conversion of confidential information, breach of the duty of loyalty and unfair competition.
- Successfully disposed of a breach of contract claim against a national telecommunications company. The plaintiff claimed lost profits in the amount of approximately $5 million arising from the alleged breach of a subcontract to assist the defendant (as the prime contractor) in providing telecommunications services to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. BLF removed the case to federal court, eliminated several claims on a motion to dismiss and then, after discovery, briefed and argued a motion for summary judgment. Clark Resources, Inc. v. Verizon Business Network Services, Inc., 1:10-CV-1119, 2012 WL 1339697 (M.D. Pa. Apr. 18, 2012)
- Successfully defended claims of breach of a letter of intent brought by an international pharmaceutical company against a small tech company. The matter was affirmed on appeal. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc. v. Core Tech Solutions, Inc., No. A-0646011T4 (App. Div. May 13, 2013)
- Obtained a multi-million dollar jury award in a breach of contract case on behalf of real estate management company.
- Successfully dismissed a declaratory judgment action against bank after removing matter to federal court. Chirik v. TD BankNorth, N.A., CIV.A.06-04866, 2008 WL 186213 (E.D. Pa. Jan. 15, 2008).
- Compelling arbitration in a matter brought before the Bankruptcy Court in Delaware by a liquidating agent against an insurance company. In re Olympus Healthcare Grp., Inc., 352 B.R. 603 (Bankr. D. Del. 2006).
Ms. Reger was recently awarded the 2016 Smart CEO BRAVA! Award, recognizing high impact business leaders who combine their irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community, and are exemplary leaders of both their companies and their communities.
In 2013, Ms. Reger was named a Rising Star by the Pennsylvania SuperLawyers, a peer evaluated recognition attributed to only 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state.
Ms. Reger earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law. While attending law school, Ms. Reger was an Articles Editor for the Seton Hall Law Review. Ms. Reger interned for the Honorable Joel Pisano, in the Federal District Court for the District of New Jersey and for the Honorable Virginia A. Long (Ret.) in the New Jersey Supreme Court. After graduating law school, Ms. Reger published the lead article in the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review entitled, Let's Swap, Copyright for Code. The Computer Software Dichotomy. For more information regarding this publication click on the Articles link above.
Ms. Reger also received a Master's of Science in Jurisprudence from Seton Hall University School of Law. Her thesis, entitled Corporate Compliance and Qui Tam Actions; Building a Guardrail Without Destroying the Structure focused on developing corporate compliance programs in the healthcare arena.
Ms. Reger graduated from Rutgers University as a Paul Robeson Scholar, with Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.
Ms. Reger lives in Bucks County, PA with her husband and her two children.
- Bogle v. InterStateNet Bank (N.J. Superior Ct. 2007)
- George & Lynch v. Cereza Energy, Inc. et al. and Delaware Terminal Company, Dove Terminals Inc., and Delphi Petroleum Inc. v. Cereza Energy, Inc., et al. (Del. Superior Ct. 2010)
- Hudson United Bank v. JVC Contracting, et al. (Phila. Cty. Common Pleas 2005); In re JVC (Bankr. E.D. Pa 2007)
- In re Olympus Healthcare Grp., Inc. (Bankr. D. Del. 2006)
- Interstate Realty Management Company v. Community Realty Management Company (N.J. Superior Ct. 2009)
- MacKinnon v. MacKinnon (N.J. Supreme Ct. 2007)
- PNC v. Fifth Third Bank, et al. (N.D. IL, W. Div. 2014)
- Rimmier v. 10 S. Front St., Inc., et al. (Phila. Cty. Common Pleas 2011)
- Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc. v. Core Tech Solutions, Inc. (N.J. Appellate Court 2013)
In this video, Ms. Reger argues before the New Jersey Supreme Court in the matter of MacKinnon v. MacKinnon. This video contains the entire argument. Ms. Reger's argument begins at 23:12.
Ms. Reger speaks regularly at the Small Business Administration in King of Prussia, PA on a variety of employment law and HR issues.
Ms. Reger is also affiliated with Bucks County Community College, Center for Workforce Development where she provides training to local business on employment law issues such as sexual harassment, retailation and discrimination. For information about the Center for Workforce Development, click here.
Ms. Reger has spoken for PICPA - the Professional Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Ms. Reger was the keynote speaker at the PA Society of Tax and Accounting Professionals, Buxmont Chapter in November 2016
Ms. Reger particpated in a panel discussion on employment law at the NAWBO Leadership Conference in April 2017
Ms. Reger has spoken before a variety of private groups and employers upon request.
In the News
- EMLOYEES CAN NOW FILE AN EEOC COMPLAINT ONLINE
- CHRISTINA M. REGER NAMED TO NAWBO BOARD
- THE EEOC WANTS YOUR COMMENTS TO ITS PROPOSED ENFORCEMENT GUIDANCE ON UNLAWFUL HARASSMENT
- CHRISTINA M. REGER, ESQ. NAMED TO NAWBO BOARD
- TOP FIVE EMPLOYER NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS
- SO WHAT HAS THE EEOC BEEN UP TO LATELY? AND, WHAT IS THEIR GAME PLAN FOR NEXT YEAR?
- A SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTER COMPLIMENTS OF THE EEOC
- A NEW ONE-STOP SHOPPING WEBSITE FOR EMPLOYEE COMPLAINTS AGAINST EMPLOYERS
- U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR JOINS FORCES WITH THE PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR TO ADDRESS EMPLOYEE MISCLASSIFICATION
- YOU BELIEVE IN WHAT?!? EMPLOYERS: YOU MAY NEED TO ACCOMMODATE
- CHRISTINA M. REGER NAMED 2016 SMART CEO BRAVA WINNER
- NEW RULES FOR IMPLEMENTING THE NEW WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT
- EEOC ISSUES PROPOSED GUIDANCE ON NATIONAL ORIGIN DISCRIMINATION
- THE NEW OVERTIME RULES ARE HERE. WHAT IT MEANS TO YOUR BUSINESS.
- EEOC PUBLISHES FACT SHEET TO ASSIST SMALL BUSINESSES
- CHRISTINA M. REGER SERVING AS AMBASSADOR FOR THE EMCCC ANNOUNCES THE UPCOMING LEADERCAST 2016
- SMART CEO FUTURE 50 HONORS THE 50 UP AND COMING BUSINESSES
- IF YOU HAVE OR THINK YOU HAVE, MUSLIM OR MIDDLE EASTERN EMPLOYEES, YOU NEED TO READ THIS ISSUE
- EXPANDING THE SCOPE OF BAN THE BOX IN PHILADELPHIA
- A SUMMARY OF HISCOX GUIDE TO EMPLOYEE LAWSUITS - EMPLOYEE CHARGE TRENDS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES
- SO WHAT IS "BAN THE BOX" AND WHY DO I CARE?
- HOW DOES YOUR EMPLOYER WELLNESS PROGRAM MEASURE UP?
- JUST BECAUSE THE EMPLOYEE IS A TEMP DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU (THE EMPLOYER) DO NOT HAVE TO PAY OVERTIME
- THE NEW DOL OVERTIME RULES ARE COMING - BIG COMPANIES TAKE ACTION - ARE YOU?
- CHRISTINA M. REGER TO GIVE PRESENTATION AT WOMEN'S BUSINESS NETWORK LUNCHEON
- DEPARTMENT OF LABOR TO PAY $1.5 MILLION TO EMPLOYER
- IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO RESPOND -- THE DOL PROPOSED OVERTIME RULES DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 4TH
- CHRISTINA M. REGER ASSISTS THE BREATHING ROOM FOUNDATION
- EEOC RULES DISCRIMINATION BASED ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION IS SEX DISCRIMINATION
- YOUR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS(1099ers) ARE PROBABLY MISCLASSIFIED
- NEW PROPOSED OVERTIME RULES ARE HERE!
- EEOC ISSUES GUIDANCE ON PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION
- BLF NAMES NEW PARTNERS CHRISTINA M. REGER AND MICHAEL A. SHAPIRO
Seminars & Events
- CHRISTINA M. REGER SPOKE AT THE ROAR CONFERENCE IN PHILADELPHIA, PA
- CHRISTINA M. REGER TO SPEAK AT THE UNION LEAGUE TORRESDALE
- CHRISTINA M. REGER WILL BE PRESENTING A SEMINAR ENTITLED "THE NEW OVERTIME RULES AND ANSWERS TO OTHER HR ISSUES KEEPING YOU UP AT NIGHT"
- CHRISTINA M. REGER WILL BE PRESENTING A SEMINAR ON INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS AND INTERNS AT THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
- CHRISTINA M. REGER WILL BE PRESENTING A SECOND SEMINAR AT THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
- HOW CAN THE NLRB, EEOC AND DOL DESTROY YOUR SMALL BUSINESS?
- CHRISTINA M. REGER WILL BE PRESENTING A WORKSHOP AT THE SBA PHILADELPHIA DISTRICT OFFICE
- EMPLOYMENT LAW WORKSHOPS GIVEN BY CHRISTINA M. REGER
- YOU MAY HAVE LEGAL EXPOSURE. MITIGATE YOUR RISK
- CHRISTINA M. REGER TO GIVE PRESENTATION AT WOMEN'S BUSINESS NETWORK LUNCHEON