Christina Pingaro’s interest in law was first piqued by an internship with MSN-BC’s labor law reporting department during her sophomore year of college. She then went on to be a part of the University of Delaware’s legal debate team and to work with a local chapter of the Biden Foundation, performing community outreach in relation to the Violence Against Women Act.
As an Associate at Martin Clearwater & Bell <span class="text-llp">LLP</span>, she focuses her practice on the defense of doctors, teaching hospitals, health care systems and other medical professionals in medical malpractice maters. Christina also works on general liability and nursing home liability cases.
Christina received her B.A. with honors in Criminal Justice and Professional Writing from the University of Delaware. She subsequently earned her J.D. cum laude from Hofstra University School of Law. During her tenure in law school, Christina participated in the Criminal Prosecution Law Clinic and served as President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society, in which capacity she competed on both the national and international levels. She also worked as a graduate research assistant, contributing to four legal publications and text-books. Since graduating law school, Christina has worked exclusively in the medical malpractice field.
Christina taught international commercial arbitration as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Hofstra University for several years, training the international moot arbitration team for their end-of-the-year competition in Vienna, Austria. She currently acts as a student mentor for both undergraduate students and law students who are looking to enter the medical malpractice field. She also sits on the arbitration panel at Fordham University School of Law as a judge and men-tor for the Wilem C. Vis Moot Competition. Christina is admitted to practice in New York.