Christina Cerutti is an associate in Baker McKenzie's New York office. As a member of the North America Litigation Practice Group, she focuses her practice on commercial litigation and arbitration, white collar criminal defense, investigations, and compliance. Christina also has experience in the areas of insurance and reinsurance, and has advised insurers and reinsurers on complex, high-value contentious and non-contentious matters. Christina has advised both domestic and foreign insurance industry clients on regulatory matters involving licensing and other compliance issues.
Christina's pro bono practice focuses on youth clients, including incarcerated teenage parents. She has provided project and development support to various juvenile justice organizations, and has assisted with efforts to increase incarcerated youths’ access to and relationship with their children. Christina also acts as an alumna mentor to current law students at William & Mary Law School, and serves as a resource by providing professional and career-related advice for future attorneys. She enjoys giving back to students interested in the practice of law by serving as a judge for the national Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition.
Christina's dispute resolution practice includes civil litigation, commercial disputes, internal investigations, and white collar crime. She also has experience advising insurers and reinsurers on high-value insurance and reinsurance coverage and commercial disputes involving excess general liability claims or excess directors and officers liability claims.
Christina has provided insurance regulatory advice to insurers, producers, and other intermediaries and adjusters on issues impacting property & casualty and life & health business. She has advised both domestic and foreign clients on activities that qualify as "transacting insurance" and potential exceptions to licensing. She has also counseled foreign insurers on US reporting and disclosure obligations under a variety of regulatory schemes.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American Bar Association - Member
- New Jersey Bar Association - Member
- New York City Bar Association - Member
- New York State Bar Association - Member
- New York~United States (2015)
- New Jersey~United States (2014)
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey~United States (2014)
- William & Mary Law School (J.D. Order of the Barristers) (2014)
- Boston College - Lynch Graduate School of Education (M.Ed.) (2011)
- Boston College (B.A. History and Communications magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) (2010)
Co-author, "Technology May Innovate or Displace the Insurance Industry," Law360, August 2017
Author, "One Click to Suicide: First Amendment Case Law and its Applicability to Cyberspace," Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, August 2010
Author, "Online Learning: Suicide 101 - An Analysis of First Amendment Case Law and its Application to Dangerous Internet Websites," Eastern Communication Association, April 2009
Presenter, "One Click to Suicide: First Amendment Case Law and its Applicability to Cyberspace," Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, August 2010