- 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
- Pennsylvania, 2003
- New Jersey, 2003
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
- U.S. Supreme Court
- 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
Christina M. Reger
Christina M. Reger practices complex commercial litigation with a focus on employment matters and representing banking and financial institutions in litigation matters. In 2013, Ms. Reger was named a Rising Star by the Pennsylvania SuperLawyers, a peer nominated organization recognizing only 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state.
Ms. Reger’s areas of practice include breach of contract, employment disputes and negotiation of employment agreements, including restrictive covenants and severance agreements, litigation involving trade secrets and unfair competition, debt collection and foreclosure and a wide variety of general commercial matters.
Ms. Reger’s clients range from lawyers and law firms, corporate entities such as banks, law firms, and insurance companies, and national corporations to local business and individuals.
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.
- Representating a corporate executive in a severance agreement involving a restrictive covenant, retirement options, and intellectual property rights.
- Obtaining a emergent injunction enforcing an employment agreement that contained a non-compete clause.
- 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.
- Represented a consolidated group of 22 individual investors who were the victims of a Ponzi scheme run by their investment broker. After a multi-week arbitration hearing, BLF obtained a verdict against the broker’s employers, holding them jointly and severally liable for investor losses plus interest. Capewell v. Ameriprise Financial and GunnAllen (FINRA / D.N.J.).
- 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 also has significant experience in New Jersey family law matters, particularly in relocation and removal cases, successfully arguing in the New Jersey Supreme Court for a matter involving relocation to a non-Hague country. MacKinnon v. MacKinnon, 191 N.J. 240, 922 A.2d 1252 (2007). To view Ms. Reger' argument before the N.J. Supreme Court, click here. The entire argument can be viewed by clicking on the video tab above.
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.
Prior to attending law school, Ms. Reger was employed by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. She has extensive experience in many facets of the health insurance industry.
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 is a member of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and American Bar Associations.
- Bogle v. InterStateNet Bank (N.J. Superior Ct. 2007)
- Capewell et. al. v. Ameriprise Financial, GunnAllen Inc., et. al. (FINRA Arbitration)
- Clark Resources, Inc. v. Verizon Business Network Services, Inc. (M.D. Pa 2012)
- 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)
- 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.