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Christine E. Webber

Christine E. Webber

Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC

Washington, DC, USA

Christine E. Webber is a partner in the Civil Rights & Employment group of Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC.  She has represented employees in discrimination class actions and workers in wage and hour cases for over twenty years.  She was counsel in Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and is currently counsel in multiple regional class action sex discrimination cases that have followed from that action.  Ms. Webber was lead counsel in the Tyson Foods FLSA MDL, which included nearly 17,000 opt-in plaintiffs who sought compensation for donning, doffing, and sanitizing work required in connection with chicken processing.  Ms. Webber is Chair of the Class Action Committee of the National Employment Lawyers’ Association.  She speaks regularly on employment class actions and FLSA issues.  Prior to joining Cohen Milstein in 1997, she received a Women's Law and Public Policy fellowship which funded the first of her four years at the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs in their Equal Employment Opportunity Project.  She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Hubert L. Will, of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois from 1991-93.  She received her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School after graduating from Harvard University.

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