Before joining Children’s Rights in 2011, Christina Wilson was a litigation associate at Baker & McKenzie LLP, where she represented clients in complex commercial disputes and regulatory investigations concerning Foreign Corrupt Practices Act exposure, money laundering schemes, international bank frauds, investment and construction disputes, and civil and criminal tax exposure. Ms. Wilson also represented a number of pro bono clients while at Baker & McKenzie, including multiple political asylum applications, and legislative and rule of law analyses for nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations. Ms. Wilson was a member of Shearman & Sterling’s litigation group from 2004-2007.
Ms. Wilson received her J.D. from Fordham University in 2004 where she participated in The Crowley Program on International Human Rights’ Annual Mission to Bolivia and interned for the Center for Legal and Social Studies in Argentina. She received her B.A. in Political Science from Furman University in 1999 (cum laude). She has a variety of publications focusing on issues of corporate responsibility, investment disputes, environmental protection and human rights reparations.