Christina M. Lincoln, MLIS

310.552.0130

Christina Lincoln

Christina M. Lincoln, MLIS

Associate

Pronouns: she/her
Christina Lincoln

Experience

Christina Lincoln is an advisor and experienced trial attorney practicing within the areas of catastrophic loss insurance, professional lines/management liability insurance, and business litigation. She represents insurance company clients with first-party claims relating to catastrophic losses, including fires, hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, building collapses, and earthquakes, among others. Christina advises clients across the United States and abroad regarding coverage and provides strategic advice under all risks, named perils, and builders’ risk policies.

As a Management Liability Insurance Specialist (MLIS), Christina advises and represents clients with insurance claims under different professional lines/management liability policy packages, with particular emphasis on directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance policies. Christina represents clients through litigation as trial counsel in both state and federal courts, and is a member of the firm’s Women in Insurance industry group.

Christina’s business litigation practice has covered a wide range of matters, including claims for breach of contract, contract interpretation, tort liability (including negligence, fraud, and strict liability), breaches of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, alter ego liability, partnership disputes, and other related causes of action. While at a previous firm, Christina also represented clients involved with white collar investigation with the SEC and AG. 

Christina served as a Volunteer Deputy City Attorney for the Anaheim City Attorney General’s Office, where she prosecuted misdemeanors to verdict on behalf of the City, including misdemeanors for domestic violence, child endangerment, and vandalism.

 

Christina is also highly involved with the firm’s diversity and inclusion efforts. She serves on both the firm’s Diversity Committee and Women of Robins Kaplan (WoRK) Group. Ms. Lincoln also previously served as Co-Lead of the Family Resource Group (FRG) in the Los Angeles office. 

Christina is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. While in law school, she served as a judicial intern for three federal judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (Hon. John T. Noonan, Jr.) and the U.S. District Court, Central District of California (Hon. Andrew J. Guilford and Hon. Oswald Parada). Christina also served as a Submissions Editor and Staff Editor for the Berkeley Business Law Journal (BBLJ).

 
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  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2021-2022 editions)
  • Selected to the “Southern California Rising Stars” list by Super Lawyers (2015-2018, 2020-2021)
  • Nominated for Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women in Leadership Award (2021)
  • New Leadership Council for Bet Tzedek (BTNLC, “House of Justice”) (2012-2014, 2015-2019)
  • Pro bono attorney with Public Counsel's Federal Pro Se Clinic
  • Pro bono representation of Cameroonian asylees in immigration proceedings placed by Human Rights First
  • Pro bono representation for adoption matter placed by Public Counsel
Bar Admissions
  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law, J.D. (2010); Berkeley Business Law Journal, Submissions Editor (2009-2010), Staff Editor (2008-2009)
  • University of California, San Diego, B.S. in Management Science, dual minors in Philosophy and International Studies (2006)
Professional Associations
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA); Co-Chair of Diversity Committee (2019-2020); Co-Chair of Litigation Section (2018-2019); Co-Chair of the Business Development Committee (2015-2017); Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Section (2012-2015); Committee Member of the Young Lawyers Section (2011-2012)
  • California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP); Participant (2016-Present); Member of the Conference Planning Committee (2017)
Certifications
  • Management Liability Insurance Specialist (MLIS), International Risk Management Institute (2019)
  • Stepping Up: How to Rise up the Ranks from Associate to Partner
    Panelist, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA), Webinar (June 30, 2021)
  • COVID-19: The Show Did Not Go On
    Panelist, Property & Liability Resource Bureau, Webinar (January 28, 2021)
  • Networking 201 Beyond the Pitches and Intros
    Moderator, California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP), Los Angeles, California (October 26, 2017)
  • Mitigating Risks That Come With Using Advanced Technologies
    Speaker, Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), (Webinar) (September 14, 2017)
  • Business Development Styles Finding What Works for You
    Moderator, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA), Los Angeles, California (May 25, 2017)
  • Leveraging Metadata as Evidence and Avoiding Inadvertent ESI Disclosure in Litigation
    Speaker, Strafford Publications, CLE Webinar (June 7, 2016)
September 24, 2021
June 30, 2021
WEBINAR | Stepping Up: How to Rise up the Ranks from Associate to Partner
Christina Lincoln, Lauren Birkenstock - Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA)
January 28, 2021
WEBINAR | COVID-19: The Show Did Not Go On
Christina Lincoln - Property & Liability Resource Bureau
Remote
March 4, 2020
WEBINAR | The Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles 25th Annual Litigators Forum
Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
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