Garcia

Christian Garcia

Associate
Boston

I am passionate about learning my clients’ businesses and using that knowledge to guide them through complex employment matters.

Within Foley Hoag’s Litigation Department, Christian Garcia focuses on the Labor & Employment, Bankruptcy & Restructuring, and White Collar practice areas. Christian has a wide array of experience representing employers, including defending against harassment, discrimination, wage and hour, and prevailing wage claims. He has also represented debtors, creditors, and investors in both court proceedings and out-of-court restructurings.

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2018
  • Florida State University, B.A., cum laude, 2015

Bar and Court Admissions

BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Massachusetts
COURT ADMISSIONS
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Experience

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT
  • Represented financial services company in defense of employment misclassification claims in Massachusetts Superior Court.  
  • Represented manufacturer and distributor in defense of wage and hour and Prevailing Wage Law claims in Massachusetts Superior Court. 
  • Represented medical device manufacturer in defense of discrimination claims in Florida state court.  
  • Represented construction company in defense of Prevailing Wage Law claims in Massachusetts state court.  
  • Represented sovereign government in defense of wage and hour claims in New York federal court. 
  • Represented Massachusetts-based media company in defense of discrimination claims brought in Massachusetts Superior Court. 
  • Provided advice to Massachusetts-based construction and energy companies to assist compliance with Prevailing Wage Law. 
BANKRUPTCY
  • Represented creditor and its principals in defense against fraudulent conveyance and substantive consolidation claims. 
GENERAL COMMERCIAL
  • Represented investment firm prosecuting breach of contract and fraud claims in connection with acquisition. 
  • Represented foreign-based construction company in its prosecution of breach of contract and fraud claims in connection with construction of schools and clinics. 
  • Represented life sciences company in defending breach of contract claims related to a real estate dispute. 
PRO BONO 
  • Represented incarcerated individual in civil rights lawsuit brought against correctional officers and their supervisors for their roles during an incident involving excessive force.
  • Represented first-time business owner in dispute with commercial landlord in both state court and bankruptcy court. 
  • Represented incarcerated individual pursuing innocence claims after serving over 30 years in prison. 
  • Represented student in his efforts to receive free and appropriate public education. 

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