Christina Brenha's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and internal investigations. Ms. Brenha has significant experience representing clients in commercial contract disputes, internal investigations under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and civil antitrust litigation. She also represents a major global energy company with settlement agreement implementation, and focuses on appeals pursuant to that settlement agreement. As a fluent Portuguese speaker, Ms. Brenha has represented Brazilian clients with litigation matters in the United States, and American companies doing business in Brazil.

Ms. Brenha also maintains an active pro bono practice. Most recently she was part of a team that received a Washington Lawyers’ Committee Outstanding Achievement Award in the field of Equal Employment Opportunity.

Ms. Brenha graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where she served as a Senior Editor for the Georgetown Journal of International Law. She was a member of the Barristers' Council Appellate Advocacy Division and won Georgetown's 2009 Leahy Moot Court Competition for upper-class JD and LLM students. During law school, Ms. Brenha served as judicial extern to the Honorable Henry Kennedy Jr. of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and was a member of Georgetown's International Women's Human Rights Clinic.

Experience

  • Represented a global energy company in numerous appeals pursuant to a settlement agreement.
  • Represented a multinational company in an internal investigation concerning potential FCPA violations that were self-reported to the SEC and DOJ.
  • Assisted with representation of a hotel owner in litigation involving corporate charge cost allocations that resulted in the successful termination and transition of a luxury resort back to the owner.

Perspectives

NAD Discharges Green Claims for Batteries
Seller Beware: Consumer Protection Insights for Industrys
FTC Pursues Telemarketing Scammers Targeting Spanish Speakers

Seller Beware: Consumer Protection Insights for Industry

L'Oréal Smoothes Out an Advertising Wrinkle in FTC Settlement

Seller Beware: Consumer Protection Insights for Industry,

FTC's Proposed Amendments Seek to Help Consumers Save Energy (and Dollars)

Seller Beware: Consumer Protection Insights for Industry

FTC Pursues Diet Companies: A Weighty Subject

Seller Beware: Consumer Protection Insights for Industry

More

Credentials

Education
  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2011, cum laude
  • BA, Northwestern University, 2006, with honors, cum laude
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • US District Court for the District of Columbia
Languages
  • Portuguese
Overview

Email Disclaimer